monitor COPD ATTACKS in real-time

Revamp your lifestyle by managing COPD exacerbation attacks, monitoring your lung function and taking preventive measures in real-time

50% of COPD exacerbation attacks are undetected

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Why it matters

monitor your lung function

Exacerbation hasten deterioration in pulmonary function and reduce quality of life. Patients who experience it are usually hospitalized, taking away time with their families.

 

our solution

Sylvee is the world's first AI-enabled wearable device designed to continuously monitor lung function

Incorporates active acoustic sensors within a wearable device secured to the chest that can be used 24/7

Continuously track and identify abnormalities in lung function in real-time

Real-time monitoring service enabling health providers to act earlier and prevent complications

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67% accuracy of current methods to assess lung function  doesn't enable patients to prevent attacks

About

respira labs

We believe everyone deserves to enjoy life without having to worry about a health condition. For this reason, we are developing the first wearable device that can monitor your lung function before it leads to COPD exacerbation attacks. Our aim is to save lives and revolutionize COPD management, significantly improving patients' quality of life.

Our founder's inspiration

“My grandmother died of COPD in 2013, around the time I left a career as a surgeon to focus on public health. As I pursued my MTM at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, I began to think about incorporating technology to improve COPD management at home.

 

awards & recognitions

Respira Labs has been recognized as a world-class innovator working to solve a global problem impacting millions of lives. 

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Grant Winner

Top 3 Bay Area Cohort

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HotDesk Company

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Company in Residence

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ETeam Stage I-II grant winner

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1st Price Winner

1st Prize Winner

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Top 5 Overall

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2nd Runner-Up Winnder

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Participant

our team

Respira Labs is comprised of world-class innovators who work to bring confidence and piece of mind to patients

MARIA ARTUNDUAGA
MARIA ARTUNDUAGA
FOUNDER & CEO

Former surgeon turned translational researcher, entrepreneur and inventor. Harvard, UChicago, UWashington, UCBerkeley and UCSF alumna

25+ awards, grants and scholarships

Lost her grandmother to COPD

GERMAN ARTUNDUAGA
PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

+10 years delivering digital solutions in startups, SABMiller, and ABInbev

Former KPMG and Accenture consultant

4 years startup experience

Double majored in Computer and Industrial Engineering, Master in Management

Lost his grandmother to COPD

RICARDO GARCIA
TECH ADVISOR

Internationally renowned audio and digital processing expert

Googler with 15+ years plus startup experience

+20 patents and publications, inventor of Google's Sound Amplifier App

His mother has COPD

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MIKE HESS
COPD ADVISOR

Respiratory therapist with additional training in public health

Chronic lung disease coordinator at Western Michigan School of Medicine, 

Michigan State captain for the COPD foundation

Founder of COPD Navigator Facebook support group

SANTIAGO ALFARO
HARDWARE DESIGN

Industrial designer with 2 masters and PhD (RIIS - MIT)

Intel UX designer-maker, can prototype almost anything in any industry

3 patents and former healthcare challenge winner

Knows people with COPD

JIMMY SLOVER
PATIENT ADVISOR

Our rockstar and trusted advisor

Stage 4 emphysema survivor since 2000

Current California State captain for the COPD foundation

Founder of Let's talk COPD Facebook support group

Over 250 interviews show an impending need

“I have symptoms, but my heart rate and saturation are OK. I don’t know what to do. I’m scared, I don’t have a normal life”

—  Patient with COPD

 

help us revolutionize copd treament

We are currently developing our technology and would love your support! Please register your details below so you can help us test our device. 

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