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BME Senior Design Teams Triumph at Capstone Design Expo
December 5, 2018
Three of our BME design teams were awarded top prizes at the 2018 Fall Capstone Expo.
Pictured: Team Supleurative. The team members are James Wroe, Yige Huang, Hannah Choi, and Tara Ramachandran
Georgia Tech Improving the Odds in Ethiopia
November 8, 2018
2018 global health team Libi Medical is creating a monitor for preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that is about 300 times more prevalent in the developing world.
Pictured (left to right): Yahia Ali (BME student), Mahlet Yigeremu (Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia), James Stubbs (BME professor of practice), Elizabeth Kappler (BME student), Hannah Geil (BME student), Elianna Paljug (BME student), Rudy Gleason (BME associate professor/Petit Institute researcher)
Learning to Hustle: Startup Schooling from James Rains
October 22, 2018
Our faculty director and local entrepreneur James Rains, PE advises many startup ventures incubating in and outside of our Georgia Tech innovation ecosystem.
Pictured: James Rains congratulates a Capstone team during the Design Expo
Mayo Clinic Taps Tech Capstone Team
May 9, 2018
BME and ME students collaborate on novel device to improve epidural procedures.
Team: Ethos Medical (formerly Neuraline)
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
Pictured: Team Neuraline and Dr. Rains: Pictured are (left to right), Professor of the Practice James Rains, and Capstone students Cassidy Wang, Dev Mandavia, Marci Medford, Lucas Muller, and Alex Bills.
BME Team Takes Home Top Capstone Honors
APRIL 25, 2018
Learn more about our Spring 2018 Institute grand prize winning team below!
Team: Kit Cath
Sponsor: Zach Bercu, MD; Interventional Radiology, Emory University Hospital Midtown
Pictured: Kathleen Jordan, Lemou Tieyam, Diana Yunda, and Alexa Schlein
Sanguina’s AmenoCheck Receives FDA 510(k) Approval
APRIL 25, 2018
2011 Capstone Design project-turned startup wins FDA approval for AnemoCheck, a visual, color-based, rapid and disposable test for hemoglobin determination
Sponsor: Wilbur Lam, MD, Ph.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University Hospital
Clean Hands Safe Hands LLC Secures Series A Funding from SC Johnson
June 13, 2017
2008 Georgia Tech startup is on the move to improve the quality and safety of healthcare by reducing hospital-acquired infections through inspiring a personal-best approach to hand hygiene
Related news: https://hypepotamus.com/companies/clean-hands-safe-hands-update/
Company Website: https://cleanhands-safehands.com/history/
Hub Hygiene Wins $50k at the 5th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium
October 9th, 2017
2016 interdisciplinary team-turned startup received $50,000 during the “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition sponsored by the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), a FDA-funded consortium. The team is working to commercialize a low-cost, single-use cleaning technology will help to prevent central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI), a hospital-acquired infection by pediatric ICU patients
Pictured (left to right): Peter Kim, M.D., Ph.D., VP of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System; Timothy Gassner, Jud Ready, Lexi Lewis, and Kolaleh Eskandanian, Ph.D., executive director, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National and NCC-PDI | Taken by Bay Area Event Photography, courtesy of Children’s National