Projects

FloBio, LLC of Philadelphia is developing a novel, point-of-care microfluidic chip and reader for rapid platelet function testing.



Clinical expertise and advanced technology come together to provide the best possible care to save the brain following traumatic brain injury.



Innovations Unlimited, LLC of Pennsauken, NJ, is creating the TrachAlarm™ to alert pediatric caregivers in a home care or other non-hospital setting if a patient’s tracheostomy tube becomes dislodged.



Real world challenges in taking a medical device from adults to pediatrics to revolutionize the way clinicians clear occluded feeding tubes.



The University of Pittsburgh is developing the ThreadRiteIV Catheter to improve the placement of peripheral intravenous catheters.



Solving the global problem of providing phototherapy to treat neonatal jaundice anywhere.



William J Weiss, PhD, of Penn State College of Medicine is leading efforts to develop the ThoraciCair to reduce the need for invasive and other labor-intensive techniques to treat respiratory distress syndrome in children.



Changing the way clinicians diagnose middle ear infections to decrease the amount of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions and reduce healthcare costs.



A device to dynamically stabilize the hip in patients with dysplasia who must undergo an open surgical procedure, where, post-operatively, natural movement promoting healing and re-development is allowed.



Developing an adjustable prosthetic liner to revolutionize the fit and function of prosthetics.