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    New non-invasive respiration monitor for newborns wins “People’s Choice” at Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium

New non-invasive respiration monitor for newborns wins “People’s Choice” at Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium

By Sarah Hansen | December 08, 2014

“Gentler than a kiss.” That’s how Govind Rao described the non-invasive respiration monitor his lab designed for premature newborns at the Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium sponsored by the Sheikh Zayed Institute. Rao is Director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore […]

Orphan Device Development Provides Hope for Underrepresented Disease Populations

By Lester Schultheis | September 3, 2014

Nearly $80 million has poured into the ALS Association since July 29 due to the overwhelming popularity of the Ice Bucket Challenge, a grassroots campaign to raise awareness and funding for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) treatment and research.

Participants in the challenge dump ice water over their heads and donate […]