Naga Siva Kumar Gunda - Edmonton
PhD, Micro-nano Fluidics & Fabrication (University of Alberta)
Naga Siva Kumar Gunda – together with his partners at MyoNexus Diagnostics, a startup housed at the University of Alberta – has developed lab-on-chip (LOC) technology that detects elevated myoglobin, a compound that increases in our blood as we near the point of heart attack. In this, Gunda and MyoNexus join a select crew of scientists successfully developing LOC health technology for commercial uses. For this work, MyoNexus won $20,000 in the 2013 TEC Venture Prize Business Plan Competition.