Search Results - "Life Science" and "Medical Devices"




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Ambulatory systemic blood pressure telemonitoring
A non-invasive sensor method to determine ambulatory systemic blood pressure in the adult or pediatric population through the use of telemonitoring.Background & Unmet Need:Currently, non-invasive systems to measure blood pressure suffer from inaccuracies. They can vary significantly and there is no easy-to-use accurate way to determine ambulat...
Published: 11/28/2017   |   Inventor(s): William Lyman, Gaurav Kapur, Yong Xu, Sean Wu
Keywords(s): Biotechnology, Device, Patient Monitoring
Category(s): Medical Devices, Life Science
Porous Biodegradable Polymers for Bone Grafts
Technology Summary: A novel polymer nanocomposites has been developed as a potential alternative to autografts and allografts in orthopedic procedures requiring bone grafting. Supercritical CO2 processing of resorbable polymer/nano-clay mixtures results in the formation of porous nanocomposite constructs which exhibit biocompatibility and significa...
Published: 6/10/2013   |   Inventor(s): Rangaramanujam Kannan, Kevin Baker, Robert Bellair, Mihai Manitiu, Harry Herkowitz
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Category(s): Materials, Life Science, Medical Devices, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Physical Sciences, Polymer
Intelligent Autonomous Camera Control for Robotics with Medical, Military, & Space Applications
Currently, during robotic surgery the surgeon must interrupt the operation and shift controls to move the camera arm of the robot, causing a distraction for the surgeon.  Researchers from Wayne State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the School of Medicine have jointly developed a new method for camera movement based o...
Published: 7/24/2012   |   Inventor(s): Abhilash Pandya, Michael Klein, Ajay Mudunuri, Alex Cao, Luke Reisner, Brady King, Syed Ali
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Category(s): Devices, Medical Devices, Life Science, Physical Sciences, Electronics, Robotics
Concussion Reduction Helmet
Technology Overview Wayne State University Researchers have designed a football helmet to reduce the likelihood of a cerebral concussion to the wearer during blunt impact with another player or the ground. The helmet shell and interior padding are tuned using a computer model of the head and helmet to reduce the strain experienced by the bra...
Published: 3/10/2011   |   Inventor(s): Albert King, King-Hay Yang, Liying Zhang
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Category(s): Physical Sciences, Automotive & Transportation, Life Science, Medical Devices, Safety, Simulation & Modeling
Programmable Antisiphon Shunt System (P-A-S-S)
Detailed Description Wayne State University researchers have developed a surgically implantable shunt system for controlling fluid flow from a relatively high-pressure region to a low-pressure region. This device can be used in the management of patients with hydrocephalus and is particularly useful to counteract postural intracranial hypotens...
Published: 5/18/2010   |   Inventor(s): Sandeep Sood, Alexa Canady, Steven Ham
Keywords(s): Brain Injury, Device
Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Stool/Tissue Preservation Device
This invention is a stool and tissue preservation/ collection device that can be used without exposing the user to toxic preservatives. Background & Unmet Need: Preservation of human tissues and stool samples for molecular and structural analysis frequently requires rapid immersion of samples to highly toxic preservatives, some of which produc...
Published: 5/6/2010   |   Inventor(s): Jeffrey Ram, Jordan Nechvatal, Ikuko Kato
Keywords(s): Device
Category(s): Life Science, Medical Devices
Omni-Directional Angular Acceleration Reduction Helmet
Wayne State researchers have designed a new device to reduce the head angular acceleration of the helmet wearer during blunt impact. This technology introduces a helmet shell design which rotates with respect to head by the insertion of a thin layer of elastically or plastically yielding material between the outer and inner shells, depending on the...
Published: 3/19/2010   |   Inventor(s): Albert King, King-Hay Yang, Liying Zhang
Keywords(s): Athletic
Category(s): Safety, Automotive & Transportation, Physical Sciences, Life Science, Medical Devices