University of California, San Francisco                UCSF Surgical Innovations
View this email in your browser

Upcoming Events

Accelerator Pitch Night

TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 5:00 - 7:00pm  | MISSION HALL 1400

Watch our finalists pitch their medical device ideas to a panel of experts for the opportunity to receive $25,000 in seed funding, as well as engineering and development support to advance their projects towards commercialization and patient benefit.

Reserve your spot >>

Meeting Calendar

Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00PM, Byers Hall 211, Mission Bay
4/4 - Kersplody: Enabling big data to work on small networks. Tim Gruhl, CTO & Co-Founder, Kersplody.

4/11 - Self-sealing hemostatic needles. Haeshin Lee, PhD, Associate Professor, KAIST.

4/18 - Breastfeeding appliance for infants born with cleft palate. A. Peter Jardine, PhD, President, Shape Change Technologies & Anne Boekelheide, NP, San Francisco.

4/25 - Sentinel bandage: Monitoring wounds with non-invasive impedance mapping . David Young, MD, Professor, UCSF Department of Surgery.
Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00AM, Room S-118, 513 Parnassus

4/5 - Two dental devices: Tonsillolith remover & SDF applicator. Sheila Brear, BDS, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UCSF School of Dentistry.

4/12 - *No meeting due to Resident Research Symposium*

4/19 - Pediatric & neonatal feeding tubes with location detection & volume measurement. Saheel Sutaria, Director of Electrical Engineering, Theranova.

4/26Using non-thermal irreversible electroporation to create an in vivo niche for exogenous cell engraftment. Tammy Chang,  MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, UCSF Department of Surgery.
Meeting agendas are subject to change. Check the web calendar for current info.
* Guests external to UCSF are required to sign our Code of Conduct to protect confidentiality and intellectual property while allowing for open dialogue.
* 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


Rosenman Innovators Call for Applications
Early-stage medtech companies based in California are invited to apply to be Rosenman Innovators. Selected startups will receive coaching, present to a private group of investors and industry partners, showcase at the Rosenman Symposium, and be eligible to receive in-kind services. Apply by 5/2 >>
Join our team!
Surgical Innovations is currently recruiting a staff engineer, postdoc-level technical project manager, and surgical research fellows to join our team starting in July. Details here >>
CERSI Mini-Courses in Device Regulation
- 4/7 (Mission Bay) Intro to U.S. Device Regulation. The course will cover the general context for medical device submissions: FDA's regulations, guidance documents, and resources. Register here >>
- 4/14 (Stanford) Regulatory Strategies for Market Clearance. Learn about the 510(k) pathway submission process, requirements, and resources. Register here >>
Rosenman D-Series
4/13, 5-7pm
Laura Parmer-Lohan, founder of Ruckas Partners, will present, So, you want to go to market in medtech. Now what? Hear about how product marketing can be used as a strategic element of a company's success. Register 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. Visit our website to learn more >>
Copyright © 2017 UCSF Surgical Innovations, All rights reserved.

Want to hear the latest updates on our program? Join our mailing list!

You can also update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp