Ex-Intel Exec Funds Medical Engineering Program

By JDavis | May 23, 2010 3:18:08 PM PDT

In an effort to match the engineering prowess of Silicon Valley with the increasing use of new technology in the development of medical treatments, a new master's program incorporates UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, both leaders of their respective fields. The new program has been given a $1.5 million jump start by former Intel CEO Andrew Grove, whose personal experience with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease sparked an interest in streamlining the development of medical technology.

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