Professor Guiducci has been active in the field of miniaturized label-free molecular assays since the beginning of her career. Her early work led to milestones in the field of label-free DNA analytics featuring electrical as well as optical readout.
Her research activities focus on the design and application of electronic biosensors. This work is at the forefront of electronic engineering and bioengineering, and gives her an interesting perspective on this cross-disciplinary research and its possible commercialization
The smart pad concept was conceived in her laboratory.
Professor Baud is board certified (FMH) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and operative Gynaecology. He is in charge of high risk pregnancies in the Department of “Women-Mothers-Children” which include the biggest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of Switzerland.
Professor Baud is making sure the smart pad will become an accurate tool to improve preterm birth diagnostics.
He recently launched a campaign to raise research funds for women, pregnant women and babies:
Pierre spent almost his entire career in the medical device field. He held key executive positions in companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Sulzer Medica, Intermedics SA and Institut Straumann AG. He successfully led different venture creations and exits as a co-founder and/or member of the Board of Directors.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of several high tech companies and a lecturer at EPFL, IMD and CTI Entrepreneurship.