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For [Charvi Shetty's] senior design project in bioengineering, she built a device for asthma patients.

Wall street journal

The Entrepreneur's Retreat

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She may just be 23, but Charvi Shetty found herself in the big leagues of venture capital early this year...

 
 
 
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"...A big part of the problem is that kids have a hard time communicating how they’re feeling."

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Childhood asthma can be a traumatic battle for many kids, but now a Bay Area startup believes it has a way...

 
 
 
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Imagine your chest tightening as you struggle for for breath. There’s no cure for it, and it will most likely be a hindrance to your day-to-day life.

Engineering insights podcast

Revolutionizing the Spirometer

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In 2014, Charvi  founded KNOX medical diagnostics. KNOX has developed a revolutionary cloud-connected portable spirometer for asthmatic children.

 
 
 
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Knox is bringing hospital level asthma management technology to families at home...

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The combination of smart phone technology and cloud storage is rapidly bringing once expensive...

 
 
 
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When a child with asthma goes to the doctor, he or she can breathe into a device that tests lung strength.

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By taking a common asthma testing tool out of the hospital, this San Francisco-based company wants to break down medical barriers and help kids breathe better.

 
 
 

Berkeley engineer

KNOX Diagnostics

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Charvi Shetty, who has a B.S. in bioengineering from Berkeley and an M.S. in biomedical imaging from UCSF...

Berkeley Engineering

Devices: Portable spirometer

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Charvi Shetty’s (B.S.’12 BioE, M.S. ’13 UCSF biomedical imaging) efforts to build a better asthma monitoring tool recently became personal.

 
 
 
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Knox was relentless about understanding whether their device was a business or whether it was technology in search of a market.