CMTI Students present top unmet needs to medical device experts!

All students participate in a review session to evaluate their top needs with Industry experts. These experts provide guidance on choosing the final needs that students will pursue as projects within the CMTI. The session gives you practice presenting in front of corporate executives and serves as a networking experience that brings you in direct contact with leaders in the medical device industry. In prior years, these events have been fruitful for students. Nate Couper (former CMTI student) was later hired by John Longuil (CEO at FTT Manufacturing) whom he first met at one of these sessions.

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Visit local companies through the CMTI!

Visiting companies like Welch Allyn/Hill Rom help students appreciate where they will fit into the industry.  Students met with John Lane (Director of Electrical Eng. and Tech. Development) and Dave Rider (Senior Manager, New Healthcare Delivery Solutions) and learned about how large companies innovate new products by having engineers interact directly…

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BME459 Applied Human Anatomy

Consider how devices that are designed to deliver electrical impulses to tissue can be used in applications such as deep brain stimulation, cardiovascular modulation, or control of bladder function. [maxbutton id=”72″] Kierstan Ryan (CMTI, 2015): “I really enjoyed Dr. Martha Gdowski’s Human Anatomy course. As a graduate biomedical engineer student, it was…

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CMTI visits the Jacobs Institute

Another CMTI tour gave us convincing evidence that translational medicine and innovation are strong across Western NY.  On August 25th, we visited the Jacobs Institute in Buffalo NY, at the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.  

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What makes Rochester different?

There is only 981ft between the Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.   This short distance makes it easy for us to interact with our clinician colleagues.

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Interacting directly with clinicians.

A fundamental aspect of any medical device company is identifying and documenting unmet clinical needs. The CMTI puts you there right at the beginning.  Shown are Spencer Rosero, M.D. (Clinical Director of the CMTI) with two CMTI students in the clinic.

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