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Spencer Klubben (2014 Alumnus) Spencer Klubben (2014 Alumnus)

Spencer Klubben (2014 Alumnus)

“I have drawn upon all of my experiences from the CMTI Masters program: from finding clinical needs, to project vetting, to prototype developmen…

CMTI visits Corning Inc., and the Corning Museum of Glass CMTI visits Corning Inc., and the Corning Museum of Glass

CMTI visits Corning Inc., and the Corning Museum of Glass

The CMTI visited Corning Inc., and the Corning Museum of Glass where they learned about how large companies engage in translating innovative products.…

Why Rochester? Why Rochester?

Why Rochester?

The Finger Lakes are one of the gems of Upstate and Central NY.  During a trip to Welch Allyn/ Hill Rom, we visited Skaneateles Lake. The cleanes…

Mohammad Musleh (2014 Alumnus) Mohammad Musleh (2014 Alumnus)

Mohammad Musleh (2014 Alumnus)

“The two month rotation gave us the experience to communicate with different types of clinicians and allowed us to really understand how medical…

Visit local companies through the CMTI! Visit local companies through the CMTI!

Visit local companies through the CMTI!

The CMTI visited nearby Tessy Plastics (Elbridge, NY), a leading contract manufacturer that produces plastic components for medical device…

Interacting directly with clinicians. Interacting directly with clinicians.

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…

CMTI visits the Jacobs Institute CMTI visits the Jacobs Institute

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…

Ryan DeAngelis (2014 Alumnus) Ryan DeAngelis (2014 Alumnus)

Ryan DeAngelis (2014 Alumnus)

“The two month clinical rotation was great!  It was the first time I’d been in on cases and it was really valuable to have the opportunity to in…

Visit local companies through the CMTI! Visit local companies through the CMTI!

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…

External Needs Review Sessions External Needs Review Sessions

External Needs Review Sessions

All students participate in a review session to evaluate their top needs with Industry experts.  These experts provide guidance on choosing the final …

Where will you be after one year in the CMTI? Where will you be after one year in the CMTI?

Where will you be after one year in the CMTI?

Every company that builds medical devices needs people that can interact with their customers.  CMTI students spend the first two months in the progra…

CMTI students meet Steve Sasson — Inventor of the digital camera CMTI students meet Steve Sasson — Inventor of the digital camera

CMTI students meet Steve Sasson -- Inventor of the digital camera

CMTI students met with Steve Sasson (inventor of the digital camera) during an exclusive IEEE event in Rochester.  In 2009, U.S. President Barack Obam…

CMTI students meet Honorable Lovely A. Warren, Mayor of Rochester CMTI students meet Honorable Lovely A. Warren, Mayor of Rochester

CMTI students meet Honorable Lovely A. Warren, Mayor of Rochester

Honorable Lovely A. Warren, Mayor of Rochester declared August 13th, 2015 to be Steven Sasson Day at Eastman House.  The CMTI students had the opportu…

Erin Keegan (2014 Alumna) Erin Keegan (2014 Alumna)

Erin Keegan (2014 Alumna)

“The CMTI program provided me with explicit regulatory knowledge through the joint IP/FDA course but also equipped me with tools throughout the entire…

What makes Rochester different? What makes Rochester different?

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 De…

FDA regulatory and Intellectual Property Training FDA regulatory and Intellectual Property Training
MedTech Annual Meeting MedTech Annual Meeting
Matt Crilley (2014 Alumnus) Matt Crilley (2014 Alumnus)

Matt Crilley (2014 Alumnus)

“The CMTI makes transitioning into industry easier because you’ve already learned the basics and only have to adjust to the specific detai…

BME459 Applied Human Anatomy BME459 Applied Human Anatomy

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, cardiovasc…

CMTI Students at Hajim Design Day — 2015 CMTI Students at Hajim Design Day — 2015

CMTI Students at Hajim Design Day -- 2015

Every year, student teams at the University's Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences partner with local companies and institutions to …

Learn, Discover, Heal, Create, and build products that help make patients’ lives ever better.

If you are an engineer and your passion is to help people, our 1yr graduate M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering offered through the CMTI will put your career on track within this highly rewarding field. Learn how to apply engineering based principles to translate unmet clinical needs into a proven concept. Students within the CMTI MS program receive extensive training in the commercialization process of medical devices.  Become familiar with the complexities of the medical device industry including FDA regulations, intellectual property, and quality systems.  Contact us today for more information! 

The CMTI resides within the Department of Biomedical Engineering and is a joint collaboration between the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the School of Medicine & Dentistry.    

News

Congratulations! Courage Tsiagbe joins the 78th Medical Group of the Air Force!

2017 Alumni of the CMTI program, Courage Tsiagbe, recently completed officer training and has joined the 78th Medical Group at
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Congratulations! Lauren Seitz hired at Medtronic!

2017 Alumnus of the CMTI program, Lauren Seitz, was recently hired as an Associate Advanced Manufacturing Engineer by Medtronic in Danvers,
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Congratulations! Margaret Ferrari joins the PhD program at the University of Colorado.

2017 Alumnae of the CMTI program, Margaret Ferrari, recently joined the Jacot Lab for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine within the Bioengineering Department
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Congratulations! Caeli Quiter hired at CooperVision

2017 Alumnae of the CMTI program, Caeli Quiter, was recently hired to work at CooperVision at their Rochester Facility as
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Congratulations! Kyle Myers hired at Welch Allyn/Hill Rom

2017 Alumni of the CMTI program, Kyle Myers, was recently hired by Welch Allyn/Hill Rom in Skaneateles, NY as a
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Congratulations! Ian Baranowski hired at local startup, LighTopTech!

2017 Alumni of the CMTI program, Ian Baranowski, was recently hired by local startup LighTopTech in High Tech Rochester.  Ian
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Professor Amy Lerner among “Gwennies Award” winners


Amy Lerner selected as the inaugural Faculty member Gwennie Award recipient.
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CMTI students win 2017 America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition

CMTI students win 2017 America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent Competition!
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Past Events!

CMTI Seminar with Intuitive Surgical on October 18th

Amy Kerdok, PhD from Intuitive Surgical
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BME Seminar on October 17th

Gary Yellen, Ph.D. from Harvard University
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CMTI to be at BMES on October 11-14

The CMTI will be at BMES in Phoenix!
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CMTI Seminar with DePuy Synthes on October 5th

John Wright, M.D. from DePuy Synthes
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Rick Lawless, Director of BTEC at NC State to visit UR on October 4


Rick Lawless, BS, MBA, Associate Director of Biomanufacturing Training & Education Center (BTEC) at North Carolina State University will
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Brian O’Mara, Senior Scientist to visit UR on September 27


Brian O'Mara, Senior Scientist at Bristol Myers Squibb, will be visiting UR.
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Center for Biomedical Informatics presentation on mobile technologies on Sept 26th

 Digital Biomarkers  Presented by 
Ray Dorsey, MD 
David M. Levy Professor of Neurology 
Director, Center for Health + Technology (CHeT)

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