Lucas Lassinger starts at Med Dimensions!

Linkedin Med Dimensions turns your two dimensional problems into three dimensional solutions for education and surgical applications. We build educational trainers, pre-operative models, and patient specific surgical cutting guides for multiple orthopedic procedures via CT scans. Med Dimensions

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First Annual SMD-AIN Center “Big Ideas in Science and Medicine” Pitch Competition Winners!

CMTI Students were awarded First and Second place in the first Annual SMD-AIN Center "Big Ideas in Science and Medicine" Pitch Competition!

Each team had to prepare a 3-minute pitch of a venture solving an issue in the medical or biotech space. Once the pitches were approved, students moved on to the presentation round where they presented live over Zoom. The panel of judges, which consisted of 3 University of Rochester Alumni had 5 minutes of Q&A with each of the 9 teams.


First Place went to the STMedical (standing for “Safe Trocar Insertion Medical). This team consisted of CMTI M.S. students, Stephen Wells, Hadi Wehbe, and Lucas Lassinger and won a grand prize of $500!

ORIF device

Second Place went to CMTI M.S. students, Abbi Miller, Allison Coon and Sylvia Zhong who took home $250 to go towards their ORIF device.

Congratulations to all teams who participated and to the CMTI students who took home First and Second place!

Corporate visit: Curbell Medical

The CMTI visited Curbell Medical in Orchard Park, New York. The CMTI students received a tour of the plant and heard a number of presentations from the Curbell staff including: Tom Kennedy – Director of Engineering Mike Winter – Sr. Director of Quality/Regulatory Mike Regan – Product Manager, Patient Monitoring…

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Congratulations! Brittany Garrison hired at Globus Medical!

2017 Alumnus of the CMTI program, Brittany Garrison, was hired as an Associate Product Manager by Globus Medical in the Greater Philadelphia Area.   Brittany was a member of the Orthopaedic group in 2017 that worked on a surgical probe for posterior spinal instrumented fusion (PSIF) surgery as a member of…

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Congratulations! Kerry Donnelly hired at Medtronic!

2017 Alumnus of the CMTI program, Kerry Donnelly, was hired as a Development R&D Engineer by Medtronic in Danvers, MA.  She has been placed on the team that works on transcatheter aortic valve replacement delivery tools.   Kerry was a member of the Orthopaedic group in 2017 that worked on a surgical probe…

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