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Chris Jacobs, Inventor of Genteel, Part 1



In part one of this special interview, Chris Jacobs, inventor of Genteel, discusses the common belief that a fingertip blood draw is the best option, and why drawing blood from other sites can provide greater accuracy.

Chris Jacobs is chief research engineer in the development of Genteel, holder of 75 United States and international patents; new medical devices and instrumentation through Oregon Graduate Institute (OGI) and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Biomedical engineer, designed and assisted in patenting world’s first variable rate cardiac pacemaker; Advanced Medical Technology (AMTEK), 1969, patented. Developed Control Systems for Artificial Kidneys (Renal Clearance); University of Southern California, 1964-1965.


Learn more about Genteel here.

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