The University of Utah’s Bench-to-Bedside (B2B) competition isn’t about finding ways to do things a little bit better than we do them now — it’s about looking at problems from completely different angles and discovering completely new solutions. The competition is sponsored by Zions Bank. That was the message shared by John Langell, MD, Phd, […]
Every year, more than 3,400 babies in the U.S. die of sudden unexpected infant death syndrome, often referred to as SIDS. While it’s rare, the chance is something that causes parents a lot of worry, and it helps explain why millions of baby monitors are sold every year. Relief might be on the way in […]
Learn about Bench to Bedside, a student medical innovation competition at the University of Utah. All students are welcome to participate. Learn more at bit.ly/UUb2b.
Bench to Bedside (B2B) is currently seeking student leaders for the upcoming year. B2B is a competition aimed at introducing the diverse colleges at the University of Utah to the fascinating world of medical device innovation. The B2B leadership is a unique opportunity to work closely with several different colleges and the community at large […]
When it’s a matter of life or death, it’s important to constantly improve the industry. Which is why, when University of Utah faculty member and anesthesiologist Sean Runnels had an idea for a safer upgrade to breathing tubes and the process of inserting them, it wasn’t difficult to recruit students for his team. He reached […]
University of Utah student startup LightLine catheter won second place and $15,000 at the the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge on Saturday. The AMA’s Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge kicked off in April and invited all U.S. physicians, residents and medical students to be a positive force for health care and present their best ideas for shaping 21st-century medicine. […]
Want to verify your baby’s breathing at all times? You’ll need a device with wires, electrodes or other physical attachments to the child, said University of Utah bioengineering student Spencer Madsen. The Ph.D. candidate and new dad — with No. 2 on the way — set out to create a product that allows parents to […]
A team of University of Utah students is literally shining a light on growing disparities in health care across the globe. They have formed a company called IlluMed Global, and they are creating a low-cost surgical light that provides similar power to those found in the U.S. at a fraction of the cost. “We want […]