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A very special thanks to all of the doctors and scientists who took time out of their very busy schedules to allow our team to interview them and who encouraged us to dream big.

One on One Interviews:

Glasgow, Lou A. Science Director, Corning Inc. January 19, 2006.
Miller, Andrew R. Orthopedic Surgeon for Guthrie Group.  January 9, 2006.
Miller, Joseph A. Chief Technology Officer for Corning Inc. January 17, 2006.
Takeuchi, Esther A. Director of Research for Greatbatch Technologies, Clarence NY.  December 21, 2005.

Research Sources:
American Lung Association.  “Search Lung USA.” 
American Lung Association.  “Peak Flow Meters." 2002.
Asthma & Allergy Information & Research.  “Eosinophils: mischief-makers in asthma.” BBC News Technology.  “Silicon sensors could save lives.”  2004.

British Medical Journal.  “Peak Flow meters: a problem of scale.”  1994.
Buteyko Asthma Management.  “How Does it Work.” 1999.
Cell Press.  “Carbon Dioxide Sensing Proves Critical For Fungal Pathogens To Adapt To Life In Air And Human Hosts.” 2005.
Children’s Hospital Boston.  “My Child Has Asthma.” 2005.
Cicutto, L., and Downey, G.  “Biological markers in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating asthma: a focus on noninvasive measurements.” 2004.
Chung, K.  “Non-invasive biomarkers of asthma.” 1999.
Holz, J.  “Non-invasive methods for monitoring airway inflammation: a comparison of expenditures, gain and clinical value.”  2004.
Kamps, A., Roorda, R., and Brand, P.  “Peak flow diaries in childhood asthma are unreliable.” 2001.
Lemiere, C.  “Non-invasive assessment of airway inflammation in occupational lung diseases.” 2001.
Li, A., Lex, C., Zacharasiewicz, A., Wong, E., Erin, E., Hansel, T., Wilson, N., and Bush, A.  “Cough frequency in children with stable asthma: correlation with lung function, exhaled nitric oxide, and sputum eosinophil count.” 2003.
National Jewish Medical and Research Center.  “Peak Flow Learning Center.” 2005. National Science Foundation.  “Monitoring Life, One Breath At A Time: Respiratory Sensor May Provide New Tool For Emergency Responders.” 2004.
Siemens.  “New method for early detection of bronchial asthma using functional magnetic resonance tomography (MR) of the lungs.” 2005.
Silkoff, P., Romero, F., Gupta, N., Townley, R., and Milgrom, H.  “Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Children With Asthma Receiving Xolair (Omalizumab), a Monoclonal Anti-Immunoglobulin E Antibody.” 2004.
Smart Holograms.  “The Technology, An Overview.” 2005.
Smith, A., Cowan, J., Filsell, S., McLachlan, C., Monti-Sheehan, G., Jackson, P., and Taylor, R.  “Diagnosing Asthma, Comparisons between Exhaled Nitric Oxide Measurements and Conventional Tests.” 2003.
Stanford University.  “New method developed for measuring oxygen in blood.” 2005. Stick, S. “Non-invasive monitoring of airway inflammation.” 2002. 
Swiss Medical Weekly.  “Exhaled markers of inflammatory lung diseases: ready for routine monitoring?” 2004.
Wilson, N.  “Measurement of airway inflammation in asthma.” 2002.
Wilson, N., and Pedersen, S.  “Inflammatory Markers in Clinical Practice.” 2000.

Prieto, L.  “Measurement of exhaled nitric oxide concentrations in asthma.  Technical aspects and clinical usefulness.”  2002.
Hafner, Katie; Ritchel, M.  "Google resists U.S. subpoena of search data."  New York Times.  20 January 2006.

Images used in the website:
peak flow meter
pulse oximeter

new york times
Razr cell phone

Smart hologram

hospital sign
school building

Prototype Material:
Livestrong bracelet

Winston, George. "Thanksgiving." Windham Hill Records Sampler '84. A&M Records, Inc.


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