Shuai Xu

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Research Interests

Photobiology, medical device innovation, flexible electronics, wearable sensors, digital medicine, and medical innovation.

As a physician-engineer, Dr. Xu is interested in the translation of breakthrough electrical engineering, materials science, and health information technology towards addressing major unmet clinical needs. As Medical Director of the Center of Bio-Integrated Electronics, he has expertise within flexible device platforms, specifically phototherapy systems, addressing a wide range of dermatological and non-dermatological clinical needs. Previously, he has developed several medical device technologies across multiple medical fields including dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology and patient non-adherence that have raised competitive funding from government grants and private investors. As a health economist, his work focuses on the role of FDA regulation on medical device innovation and the development of policies that facilitate breakthrough innovation in healthcare. More recently, he has developed an interest in social media, cosmetics, and consumer healthcare. This work, naturally, has direct relevance to the public with his publications garnering press coverage from sources such as The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times.

General dermatology.

Training Experience

2015Residency, Saint Joseph's Hospital
2017Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University
2018Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Harvard Medical School

… → 2014

MSc, London School of Hygiene

… → 2010

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Equipment and Supplies Medicine & Life Sciences
United States Food and Drug Administration Medicine & Life Sciences
Medical Device Legislation Medicine & Life Sciences
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Dermatology Medicine & Life Sciences
Skin Chemical Compounds
Device Approval Medicine & Life Sciences
Microfluidics Chemical Compounds

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Grants 2018 2022

Research Output 2012 2019

Approval-adjusted recall rates of high-risk medical devices from 2002-2016 across food and drug administration device categories

Ghobadi, C. W., Janetos, T. M., Tsai, S., Welty, L., Walter, J. R. & Xu, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Issues in law & medicine. 34, 1, p. 77-92 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

United States Food and Drug Administration
Equipment and Supplies
General Hospitals
Device Approval
25 Citations (Scopus)

Binodal, wireless epidermal electronic systems with in-sensor analytics for neonatal intensive care

Chung, H. U., Kim, B. H., Lee, J. Y., Lee, J., Xie, Z., Ibler, E. M., Lee, K. H., Banks, A., Jeong, J. Y., Kim, J., Ogle, C., Grande, D., Yu, Y., Jang, H., Assem, P., Ryu, D., Kwak, J. W., Namkoong, M., Park, J. B., Lee, Y. & 25 others, Kim, D. H., Ryu, A., Jeong, J., You, K., Ji, B., Liu, Z., Huo, Q., Feng, X., Deng, Y., Xu, Y., Jang, K. I., Kim, J., Zhang, Y., Ghaffari, R., Rand, C. M., Schau, M., Hamvas, A., Weese-Mayer, D. E., Huang, Y., Lee, S. M., Lee, C. H., Shanbhag, N. R., Paller, A. S., Xu, S. & Rogers, J. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Science. 363, 6430

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neonatal Intensive Care
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Vital Signs
Diagnostic Imaging
8 Citations (Scopus)

Passive sweat collection and colorimetric analysis of biomarkers relevant to kidney disorders using a soft microfluidic system

Zhang, Y., Guo, H., Kim, S. B., Wu, Y., Ostojich, D., Park, S. H., Wang, X., Weng, Z., Li, R., Bandodkar, A. J., Sekine, Y., Choi, J., Xu, S., Quaggin, S., Ghaffari, R. & Rogers, J. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Lab on a Chip. 19, 9, p. 1545-1555 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorimetric analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Skin sensors are the future of health care

Xu, S., Jayaraman, A. & Rogers, J. A., Jul 18 2019, In : Nature. 571, 7765, p. 319-321 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Delivery of Health Care
19 Citations (Scopus)

Soft, skin-integrated multifunctional microfluidic systems for accurate colorimetric analysis of sweat biomarkers and temperature

Choi, J., Bandodkar, A. J., Reeder, J. T., Ray, T. R., Turnquist, A., Kim, S. B., Nyberg, N., Hourlier-Fargette, A., Model, J. B., Aranyosi, A. J., Xu, S., Ghaffari, R. & Rogers, J. A., Feb 22 2019, In : ACS Sensors. 4, 2, p. 379-388 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorimetric analysis