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Accelerator Program - Deadline Friday!

Do you have a promising medical device idea in need of seed funding, engineering support, and personalized consultation? Check out the Surgical Innovations Accelerator program! This opportunity is available to all faculty at UCSF.

Meeting Calendar

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00PM, Byers Hall 211, Mission Bay
 
2/7 - Novel approaches to enhance the safety and efficacy of Heparin and Doxorubicin. Karthik Raman, PhD, Penumbra.
Zeus Medical Products - Cardiovascular. Tom Patterson & Daryl Williams, Zeus.


2/14 - Zeus Medical Products - Neuro. Daryl Williams & Matt Allen, Zeus.

2/21 - Tabla: Low cost penumonia diagnosis. Adam Rao, MD/PhD candidate, UCSF.

2/28 - Eeonyx smart fabric technology. Jimmy Holliman, MBA, President & CEO, Eeonyx.


Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00AM, Room S-118, 513 Parnassus

2/1 - Improved delivery of ear drops to the external ear canal. Andrew Goldberg, MD, MSCE, FACS, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, UCSF

2/8 - Magnap: First in-human clinical trial progress report / Magnamosis Delivery Update. Philip Fullante, MD & Catherine Co, MD, UCSF visiting scholars, Philippines.

2/15 - Mock circuit loop. Jarrett Moyer, MD, surgery resident & Sukhveer Sandhu, MS, engineer, UCSF.


2/22 - Magnamosis pig study update. Claire Graves, MD, surgery resident & Dillon Kwiat, engineer, UCSF.

Meeting agendas are subject to change. Check the web calendar for current info.
* If you're interested in presenting an idea or project at a meeting, email Stacy Kim. Drop-in guests and topics are always welcome, too!
 
Web Calendar
Apply today!

News

Engineering for Children's Health
On January 12, researchers, clinicians, and administrators from UCSF, UC Berkeley, the Benioff Children's Hospitals, and CHORI gathered to showcase groundbreaking research and technology in the area of pediatric health. Thank you for joining us! View photos here >>
Catalyst Awards
Apply by 2/27
The Catalyst Award combines customized product development advice and funding to help drive promising early-stage research through the process of translating ideas into patient benefit. Award amounts range from up to $60k for digital health, $100k for devices & diagnostics, and $200k for therapeutics. Apply here.

About Surgical Innovations

Surgical Innovations is an initiative of the Department of Surgery in partnership with the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences to identify, mentor, and facilitate the translation of novel medical technologies into transformative new devices and treatments to improve patient care by:
  • Lowering the barriers for surgeon-innovators. We provide a one-stop shop to guide and support device innovators, complete with dedicated technical staff, resident and student team members, access to facilities and equipment, coordination with campus innovation programs, and a rich network of multidisciplinary experts and device industry professionals.
  • Focusing on value-based solutions with market viability.  Our Accelerator program vets projects comprehensively and provides seed funding, mentorship, and commercialization planning to the most promising ideas.
  • Educating trainees in interdisciplinary collaboration and translation. Our Innovation Pathway provides hands-on training experiences for surgical residents in their research years to work alongside graduate bioengineering students under multidisciplinary mentorship.
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