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Patrick Charles Hines is founder and CEO of Functional Fluidics, a specialized medical diagnostics company. Inspired by children suffering from blood flow abnormalities, he developed a method for measuring blood function under simulated flow conditions using tiny drops of blood in his laboratory at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Functional Fluidics has further developed this technology for pharmaceutical companies and research scientists to evaluate new therapies for bleeding and clotting disorders. In recognition of this work, Patrick was selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of their 40 Under 40 honorees in 2013. He is associate professor of pediatric critical care medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Patrick completed his fellowship in critical care medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He received his MD/PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Hampton University in 1996. Patrick is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.