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Pitt's Center for Medical Innovation announces pilot funding for biomedical technology
Date:2/10/2014

and Vice-Chair, Department of Pathology, UPMC
Professor, Department of Bioengineering, SSOE

Eric Beckman, Ph.D.
George M. Bevier Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering, SSOE

AWARD 2
FOR: Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostic Instrument with Data-Tracking Capability for time-critical Infectious Disease Detection
Award to develop a rapid point-of-care instrument using isothermal DNA amplification to detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Research Team:
Abhay N. Vats, MD
Kathrin Gassei, PhD
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Alex K. Jones, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Computer Engineering Program

William Stanchina, PhD
Chairman and Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SSOE

AWARD 3
FOR: Fiber-optic light cord safety sheath
Award to develop a device for use with laparoscopic surgical instruments to eliminate the risk of burns for over 2 million patients annually.

Research Team:
Benjamin T. Ristau, M.D
Urology Resident, Department of Urology, UPMC

William W. Clark, PhD
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, SSOE

Steven G. Docimo, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

AWARD 4
FOR: Dilatable ports for deep brain access
Award to design, build and test a prototype device for minimally invasive brain surgery, that can mitigate most of the tissue trauma generated by surgical devices.

Research Team:
Johnathan A. Engh, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UPMC

Anne M. Robertson, PhD
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, SSOE

AWARD 5
FOR: Automatic Chest Compression Device Adaptable to Physiologic Feedback.
Award to continue developme
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Contact: Paul Kovach
pkovach@pitt.edu
University of Pittsburgh
Source:Eurekalert

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