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Semka Technologies

Development of a non-invasive and low cost medical device that separates blood constituents and isolates CTC with high purity and elevated efficiency

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Monterrey, Mexico
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2014
  • Employees 0
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Semka Technologies is an early-stage medical device company dedicated to filling the void in cancer therapy monitoring. We have developed a low cost biosensor that would enable oncologist to continuously monitor cancer treatment effectiveness, allowing them to apply personalized treatments, generating savings for patients, insurance companies and healthcare systems around the world.


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    Semka Biomedical Technologies, Monterrey, N.L., México.
    Co-founder and Managment Responsible of Obtainment and Administration of funds, Negotiation with sponsors, Public Relations.

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    Juan Felipe Yee De León
    Research engineer

    Health Services in the Queretaro State (México) - Appliance of biomedical engineering knowledge and skills for the maintenance of the hospital’s medical equipment. 05/2012 - 06/2012

    Research engineer at SEMKA - Design and fabrication of a biochip that isolates circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from blood samples, obtained by venipuncture. 12/2011 - Present

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    Alejandro Abarca
    Research Engineer

    Research and development of technologies for the separation of circulating tumor cells in blood for monitoring of breast cancer through electrokinetic techniques with microfluidics; 1. Finite element software developer for optimization and design of Leaky Feeder radiant coaxial cable in
    mining tunnels; skills: Scientific and Engineering Software: Comsol Multiphysics, ANSYS, Matlab, Labview, Spaceclaim,Autocad, Autodesk Inventor

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    Eduardo Javier Leal Treviño
    Research Engineer

    Research Lead for Black Bean Research Project within the Molecular Isolation Laboratory for Nutraceuticals Chair at ITESM.
    o Implementation of efficient method for humidity removal while reducing product loss via thermal degradability.
     Research Assistant for anti-cancer compound recovery from local wildlife, achieved recovery via chromatography.
    o Molecular Isolation Laboratory for Nutraceuticals Chair at ITESM.