Elliot is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Surgery at UC Irvine. He has been an academic research scientist for nearly 15 years.
Elliot’s areas of expertise include biophotonics, medical device development and tissue engineering. He is a core faculty member of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, and Associate Director of the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology. Elliot has been an important contributor to medical device innovation in the areas of pediatrics and Type 1 diabetes mellitus. In 2010, he co-founded Metronom Health, and his group currently is developing multi-analyte sensors, insulin infusion devices, and a point-and-shoot device to facilitate the diagnosis of middle ear infection. His monitoring and diagnostic technologies currently are under clinical investigation and provide the foundational technologies for two additional medical device companies, Fieldionics and Cactus Medical.
Elliot received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Bioengineering from UC San Diego.