Robin Felder's bio:

Dr. Felder is Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, the former Director of the Medical Automation Research Center, and a Professor of Pathology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. His affiliation with professional organizations included: Past President and Founder of the Association for Laboratory Automation and Founding Editor of its journal, Fellow of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research (a council of the American Heart Association), and a Fellow of the National Association for Clinical Biochemists. Dr. Felder has published over 260 research papers, has been awarded 12 patents, has presented over 140 lectures in 15 countries (in four languages). He has received numerous awards including the International Engelberger Award for Robotics in 2009, the Research Award by the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and American Association for Clinical Chemistry in 2010, and one of his inventions was named a Top 10 technology by The Scientist for 2009.

Business Background:
In addition to his academic career, Dr. Felder has co-founded 9 private ventures spun out from the University of Virginia, including,,>, ,, , BioPhile, Inc., Ibetics, LLC, and Medical Robotics, LLC.

Disclosure: Robin A. Felder, PhD has disclosed that the following companies have been influenced by the speaker’s interests and opinions and have provided, honoraria, or grant support (or are anticipating giving grant support) for his continued activities: Abbott ,Acuity, Affymetrix, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, AMDEC, Association for Lab Automation, Bayer, Beckman, BDC, Becton Dickinson, BIOPHILE, Inc. (Chair, SAB; shareholder), Boehringer Mannheim, BSI proteomics (Scientific Advisor), Carilion Biomedical Institute, CCRI (Lake Arrowhead, California), CRS (Toronto, Canada), Chiron, Ciba Corning, Columbia HCA, Coulter/IDS, Dade, DuPont, Enterprise Analysis Corporation, Genesis Therapeutics, Inc. (SAB), Genetics Diagnostics Inc. (SAB), Gilson, GDI, Global Cell Solutions, Guidance Interactive Technology, Helpmate Robotics Incorporated, Home Guardian (principal shareholder), Hybritech, Hypogen (principal shareholder), Ibetics, LLC, Inova Health System, J&J Clinical Diagnostics, Linear Drives, MAS, MDS Health Group Limited, Medical Systmes, SpA, NextStar, Organon Tecknika, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Packard Instruments, Pevco, Sagian, Serologicals/Chemicon, Tecan, Trillium (Grafrath, Germany), and Ventana.

Robin Felder's posts:

Leading International Clinical Laboratory Automation Conference Announces 7th Program

January 5, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

The 7th biannual Cherry Blossom Symposium (also known as the  Conference of Clinical Laboratory Automation and Robotics) to  be held in [MORE]

Dr. Robin Felder is Recipient of the 2009 Engelberger Robotics Award

March 10, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Robin Felder
Dr. Robin Felder of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, received the 2009 Engelberger Robotics Award for [MORE]