Navigation Links
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Featured in $3 Million Exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre
Date:5/23/2013

Tucson, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

SynCardia Systems, Inc. (http://www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that the Glasgow Science Centre in Scotland, which boasts more than 380,000 visitors annually, is featuring the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver as part of its $3 million Bodyworks Exhibition, one of the most advanced exhibitions of its kind.

“BodyWorks combines the latest technology with an excellent approach to story-telling to define and explain that most complex of entities, the human body,” said Dr. Stephen Breslin, chief executive of Glasgow Science Centre.

The “Heart Pod” featuring the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom portable driver is one of 115 interactive exhibits, research capsules and live laboratory experiences that explore the science of health and wellbeing in the 21st Century. In order to demonstrate the innovative engineering behind this life-saving technology, the museum fabricated a full-size, semi-transparent human torso, which includes the skeletal system and internal organs.

Other exhibits for adults and children include:

  • A virtual autopsy table, the only one of its kind in the United Kingdom
  • A giant “hamster wheel” which measures stamina
  • A “DNA disco” that explains genetic science in an entertaining way
  • Plastinated human tissue samples that explain the make-up of the body


'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Nebraska Medical Center Implants States First SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
2. University of Kentucky Medical Center Transplants States 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patient
3. Top 10 “Best Children’s Hospitals” Include 3 Pediatric Centers Offering SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
4. 2012 American Business Awards?Honors SynCardia with Two Gold Stevie® Awards
5. News Site Offers Total Coverage of Texas Biotech Industry, Says BioNews Texas Publisher
6. Total Knee Replacement May Be Delayed by Up To Ten Years with an Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Treatment Known as the “Package”
7. ORNL wins 9 R&D 100s, bringing total to 173
8. Slovenias 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Discharged from UMC Ljubljana Using the Freedom® Portable Driver
9. Blueprint for an artificial brain
10. Taylor-Wharton Announces Release of New Toro Line of Animal Artificial Insemination Products
11. Artificial cornea gives the gift of vision
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014 News Facts ... devoted to genome-based research for human health and ... is taking a bite out of oral cancer with its ... India with the help of state-of-the-art ... Networks (DDN). , To fuel its cutting-edge cancer research, ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014 Cambridge Semantics, the leading ... technology, was named in the recent ‘Hype Cycle for ... , The report details key insights pertaining to the ... to Gartner analysts Michael Shanler and Stephen Davies, “The ... expose complex relationships with scientific stakeholders, and support collaboration ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Texas Fertility Center (TFC) announces the opening ... a Central Texas footprint that includes Round Rock, Central ... for the region’s most established practice will provide full ... Buda, Kyle and San Marcos communities. , “We ... to individuals and couples living in and around South ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014 Healthcare professionals, ... will convene at the Society for Integrative ... held October 26-28 in Houston, Texas to ... practice in individualized integrative cancer care. This ... psychologists, nutritionists, naturopaths, acupuncturists, and other complementary ...
Breaking Biology Technology:National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) Deploys DataDirect Networks Storage to Achieve Significant Performance Improvement in World-Class Genomics Research and Collaboration for Oral Cancer 2National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) Deploys DataDirect Networks Storage to Achieve Significant Performance Improvement in World-Class Genomics Research and Collaboration for Oral Cancer 3National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) Deploys DataDirect Networks Storage to Achieve Significant Performance Improvement in World-Class Genomics Research and Collaboration for Oral Cancer 4National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) Deploys DataDirect Networks Storage to Achieve Significant Performance Improvement in World-Class Genomics Research and Collaboration for Oral Cancer 5Cambridge Semantics Identified in Gartner’s ‘Hype Cycle for Life Sciences 2014’ Report 2Opening Doors to a Family: Texas Fertility Center Announces Newest Fertility Clinic in South Austin 2Opening Doors to a Family: Texas Fertility Center Announces Newest Fertility Clinic in South Austin 3International Medical Experts to Discuss Latest Integrative Oncology Research and Its Translation to Personalized Clinical Care at 11th International Conference of SIO 2International Medical Experts to Discuss Latest Integrative Oncology Research and Its Translation to Personalized Clinical Care at 11th International Conference of SIO 3
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Vasogen Inc.,(NASDAQ: VSGN ; TSX:VAS) today reported ... ended May 31, 2008. All dollar amounts referenced,herein are ... 31, 2008, our cash and cash equivalents totaled $12.4 ... The net loss for the second quarter of 2008 ...
... of Coronary Artery Disease ... Patients in Real-World Setting, ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July ... post-approval study, with six,hospital centers already recruiting and enrolling patients just ... V(TM),Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System. The XIENCE V USA study will,evaluate ...
... 9 Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc.,(ABS), a ... and,strategic commercialization solutions, is pleased to announce ... business strategy, has been promoted to,Executive Director ... Susan Windham-Bannister, who has been appointed,President & ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 2Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 3Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 4Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 5Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 6Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 7Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 8Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 9Vasogen Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results 10Abbott Begins Post-Approval Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent 2Abbott Begins Post-Approval Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent 3Abbott Begins Post-Approval Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent 4Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc. Names Nandini Hadker as Executive Director, Succeeding Susan Windham-Bannister 2Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions, Inc. Names Nandini Hadker as Executive Director, Succeeding Susan Windham-Bannister 3
(Date:9/22/2014)... Scientists have discovered a key molecular cog in a ... of circadian (daily) rhythms based on temperature. , Transcription ... based on external stresses such as light, rain, ... team of researchers at USC has isolated one, called ... here and there as needed while in keeping it ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... NEW YORK CITY (September 22, 2014)The Brain ... the award of NARSAD Young Investigator ... to 200 of the world,s most promising ... grants for groundbreaking neurobiological research will seek ... prevention strategies for psychiatric disorders that affect ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... have occurred in the wake of the huge King ... Forest. The King Fire is burning in steep ... Canyon, Silver Creek Canyon, and the Rubicon Canyon, north ... crossed into Placer County and burned onto the Tahoe ... anticipated spread is expected to be minimal on Sept. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Genetic switch regulates a plant's internal clock based on temperature 2Brain & Behavior Research Foundation awards 200 NARSAD Young Investigator grants 2
... for a boat ride or even taken a drink from the ... how valuable? That,s always been a tough question for policy makers ... societal needs that compromise it, such as the need to grow ... so has been greatly enhanced by a new policy-making framework developed ...
... that there are 1.7 million species of animals, plants ... be discovered. Unfortunately, as new species are found, many ... biodiversity. The more diversity there is in a population, ... is key to ecosystem resilience. Disease, destruction of ...
... and decisions to use "least toxic pesticides" and "pesticides ... decade, but according to three scientific organizations the ... Society (APS) and the Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section of the ... not the correct approaches to the pesticide component of ...
Cached Biology News:Study offers new tool for incorporating water impacts into policy decisions 2Persistence or extinction: Through a mathematical lens 2Persistence or extinction: Through a mathematical lens 3Scientists take objective look at terms 'least toxic pesticides' applied as 'last resort' 2Scientists take objective look at terms 'least toxic pesticides' applied as 'last resort' 3Scientists take objective look at terms 'least toxic pesticides' applied as 'last resort' 4Scientists take objective look at terms 'least toxic pesticides' applied as 'last resort' 5