UC Irvine Professor featured in Netflix documentary
University of California, Irvine biomedical engineering professor Michelle Khine appears in the just-released documentary film on Netflix: The Creative Brain.The film follows neuroscientist and author David Eagleman as he investigates the creative process of various innovators, such as Khine, while exploring ways to spark creativity.
Khine's lab is known for employing Shrinky Dinks as a platform for medical applications, according to a university article.
About a decade ago, she innovated the use of the toy to produce microfluidic devices. Featured in the film is her most recent research, a soft, wearable pressure sensor with a Band-Aid like form factor for monitoring continuous blood pressure, which is published in Advanced Healthcare Materials, according to the article.
Khine says, “It's an incredible honor to be included amongst the creative geniuses in this piece, such as Nathan Myhrvold and Kelis. And now I can say I'm in a Netflix special with Grimes – never thought I would be able to say that!” Khine said.
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