By the Numbers
The 29 faculty members of UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic span 9 departments in the UCI Schools of Medicine, Engineering, Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences.
The Institute engages over 100 people every year in research and training, including visiting scientists, postdoctoral and medical fellows, graduate and medical students, undergraduates and high school students. The Institute hosts over 350 individuals for educational courses and workshops; collaborative studies and meetings; informative clinic and laboratory tours and special lectures, events and demonstrations.
The Medical Clinic has over 2,000 patient visits annually with more than 90,000 patient visits since the opening of the Institute.
UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic enrolls over 150 subjects in 30 clinical protocols annually evaluating biophotonics technologies in skin diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and metabolic disease, trauma and critical care, ophthalmology, neurologic function, head and neck surgery and exercise medicine.
Since 2002, UCI Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic has generated 8% of the UCI technology transfer portfolio, 34% of the campus patent royalty income and has generated more than $56 million in research, licensing and clinical revenue.
The Photonic Incubator currently manages over 70 patents, 40 licenses, and 14 companies. Incubating companies and Institute affiliated researchers have collectively raised more than $30 million in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding.