Welcome to the La Belle Lab

Students working in the LaBelle Lab develop medical devices and systems for a large variety of applications. Our projects are drawn from the needs of a large variety of fields, applications, and customers.

Examples of our work include testing glucose using tear fluid and saliva to alleviate the pain of pricking your own finger. Also, we are designing lower cost, lighter, prosthetic designs for arms that are based on the specific needs of our customers.

Read more about our research projects

Students Working in the LaBelle Lab

Point of Care Sensors

  • Cancer (Breast, Prostate)
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Stress
  • Infectious disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Pregnancy/Fertility
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Ocular disorders

Wearable Devices

  • EEG, EKG and Breathing patterns
  • EKG, temperature and activity for hospital readmission rate
  • Dementia
  • Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
  • Patient monitoring
  • Human Performance

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Structural fishbone designed upper and lower limbs
  • Shape memory polymer and metals
  • Electrochemical based pressure and force sensing
  • 3D printed osseointegrated screws and blood glucose test strips
  • Artificial bladder
  • Spinal (flex) fusion sensors