Navigation Links
NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams
Date:6/10/2009

Three student teams with high-tech diagnostic and surgical devices recognized at National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance's annual BMEidea awards at MD&M East Conference in New York

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three collegiate biomedical engineering teams received cash prizes from the NCIIA. The winners in the annual Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Award (BMEidea) Competition--a national competition celebrating student innovation--were honored for their outstanding work in the field, during the Medical Design Excellence Awards Ceremony at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) East Conference at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.

The annual BMEidea Competition, now in its fifth year, is open to collegiate teams from NCIIA member institutions across the United States. The first prize--a cash award of $10,000--was awarded to Lab-on-a-Stick from Stanford University. This team has developed a simple, affordable method for diagnosing illnesses with a disposable "stick" pre-treated with assorted protein receptors. Lab-on-a-Stick, when used in conjunction with a portable handheld device, can help medical practitioners identify diseases. This invention will be especially useful in remote areas where access to labs is not always feasible.

The $2,500 second-place prize was awarded to the SurgiSIL, a laparoscopic tool developed by the Single Port Solutions team at the University of Cincinnati. The SurgiSIL allows medical practitioners to consolidate all laparoscopic instruments into a single tool that can make one simple incision in the navel, reducing the risk of trauma; cutting down recovery time; and resulting in less scarring.

Third prize, $1,000 in cash, was given to the Brown University team working on a biosensor to detect vitamin D levels. Although current research suggests that vit
'/>"/>

SOURCE NCIIA
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. The NCIIA Recognizes Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Innovations
2. NCIIA Announces Launch of 4th Annual Student Biomedical Innovation Competition
3. US Oncology Named 2009 Laureate by IDG Computerworld Honors Program
4. The Biotechnology Industry Organization Honors Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as Governor of the Year
5. Physicians in Europe Rate Novartis #1 on Service Delivery, While Merck Earns Top Honors in the US
6. Connecticut Technology Council Honors UHY LLP Tech Top 40 Winners
7. Althea Technologies Receives Fast Growth Honors: Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and San Diego Business Journal Fast 100 Awards for the Fifth Consecutive Year
8. Johnson & Johnson Honors 2008 Recipients of The Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research
9. ARUP Laboratories ARUP Consult(R) Recognized as a Computerworld Honors Program Laureate
10. Premier Healthcare Alliance Honors Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics for Excellence in Supplier Performance
11. Tepper School Team Takes Top Honors at Global Moot Corp(R) Competition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... Earlier this year in a June 24 ... the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC ( ASCTC ... appreciated unique property of adult tissue stem cells. ... in the Past, Important for the Future,” embodied the ... gave the address at the 4th World Congress on ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... methyl mercaptan such as its definition, classification, ... presents product specification, manufacturing process, and product ... technology and applications. The analysis also covers ... marketing channels, industry development trend and proposals. ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO, ... integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China ... Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co. Ltd., has received ... Food and Drug Administration (the "CFDA") for its ... in the Company,s public filings, the CFDA inspected ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014  Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: ... filed a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) with the ... Agency (MHRA) seeking regulatory approval to initiate clinical trials ... Citrate. Contingent on the Company receiving CTA ... I trial to assess the safety, tolerability and dose ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 2Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 3Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC’s Director Sherley's Address on What’s Holding Back Regenerative Medicine Featured on Omics Group Website 4Worldwide Methyl Mercaptan Market 2015-2020 Forecasts on Development & Trends Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2China Biologic Receives GMP Certification for New Coagulation Factor Facility 2China Biologic Receives GMP Certification for New Coagulation Factor Facility 3Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Files Clinical Trial Application in the UK for Clinical Trials of Anatabine Citrate Formulations 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Files Clinical Trial Application in the UK for Clinical Trials of Anatabine Citrate Formulations 3
... Friday announced the availability of RFID 360, a ... major retailer and Department of Defense compliance. RFID 360 ... RFID implementation environment and schedule. , ,The first software ... others, is RFID Data Manager. Data Manager is designed ...
... engine company, set the business world abuzz with the ... so it released data about its financial performance that ... analysts however, criticized the company and its founders for ... proposed for its stock offering. While some trepidation is ...
... Note: The Wisconsin Technology Network is committed to ... and deployment of technology. We salute the administration and ... help spread the adoption health technology. If you ... should attend the following event. , ,The ...
Cached Biology Technology:RedPrairie announces RFID 360 compliance software 2Why Google Matters 2Why Google Matters 3The doctor is in: Thompson prescribes better health information technology 2The doctor is in: Thompson prescribes better health information technology 3The doctor is in: Thompson prescribes better health information technology 4
(Date:12/11/2014)... 2014  That blood pressure plays a role in human ... the medical term for high blood pressure – was first ... inflatable cuff that,s used in measuring blood pressure was invented ... new about hypertension, its triggers and its effects. In fact, ... and the best ways to treat it. For ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 9, 2014  Valencell, a leader in performance ... a staggering demand from its licensees for highly accurate, ... is not solely coming from fitness and health sectors, ... "A wearable is only as useful as the ... the ultimate driver in long-term mass consumer adoption of ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 08, 2014 Research ... announced the addition of the "Biometrics Market ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... for projects such as rural banking and upgradation ... major trends witnessed in the market. Besides the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 2Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 3Research points to need for new approaches to treatment of high blood pressure 4Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2
... of chromosomes, and even a small change in this structure ... can lead to severe physical impairment. So it,s no ... frequently a contributing factor, says Prof. Ron Shamir of the ... Now Prof. Shamir and his former doctoral students Michal Ozery-Flato ...
... release is available in Spanish . ... because of their characteristics, produce a certain amount of social ... fact that they are subjected to moral conflicts and ethical ... very necessary from a social perspective, as in the case ...
... Institute scientist Matthias von Herrath, M.D., a world leader in ... seeing his discoveries translated into new therapies to better treat ... may soon get his chance as head of a new ... in 2012 by Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company specializing ...
Cached Biology News:Patterns of chromosome abnormality: The key to cancer? 2Moral imagination as a key to overcoming work-related stigmas 2La Jolla Institute scientist takes quest to conquer Type 1 diabetes to the next level 2
Artisan™ Wash Solution (x 50) Additional Information: EU regulatory status: CE US regulatory status: IVD ...
... Secondary Detection System is intended for use ... Antibody reagents, which contain rat and goat ... by light microscopy in paraffin-embedded tissues. The ... also be used with other rat or ...
... Lower operational costs. More efficient interfacing ... limited sample volumes. Industry demands for ... using microbore chromatography for routine applications. ... adequately satisfy the need to operate ...
... The Hepta adaptor for the PDS-1000 He ... be transformed than the standard system. It fits ... system, where it splits the helium shock wave ... gold or tungsten particles over this larger area, ...
Biology Products: