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Collegiate Inventors Competition(R) Announces Winners for 2007
Date:11/2/2007

Student innovators receive cash prizes for their work, including CPR assistance, measuring pain medication effectiveness, improving cancer

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PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel way to treat cancer has won the top honor at the 2007 Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation. Ian Cheong of Johns Hopkins University was announced as the grand prize winner, receiving a $25,000 prize, during a ceremony last night on the campus of the California Institute of Technology.

This year's winners also include John Dolan of the University of California, San Francisco in the graduate category for his work on the Dolognawmeter, a device to measure the effectiveness of painkillers, and Corey Centen and Nilesh Patel of McMaster University in the undergraduate category for their work on creating a CPR assist device. The McMaster team and Dolan each received a $15,000 prize from the competition, which is sponsored by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Abbott Fund.

The finalists were scrutinized during an initial evaluation process by 30 experts from industry, government and academic research who judged entries on the originality of the idea and the potential value and usefulness of the invention to society. Then, on October 31st, the finalists presented their inventions to a final panel of eight judges, including six inductees from the National Inventors Hall of Fame and representatives from the USPTO and Abbott.

Jeffrey Dollinger, President of Invent Now, Inc., the subsidiary of the Hall of Fame that administers the Competition, noted, "One of our goals is to encourage college students to celebrate the role that the inventive process plays in their science and technology research, and this year's class of finalists represents the true spirit of invention in our society. We look forward to seeing the impact of the
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