Bench to Bedside Kicks Off 2018-19 Season: Compete for $140K!

The Bench to Bedside 2018-19 season begins this month with a Kick-Off Event on Monday, Sept. 17, and concludes with the Competition Night in April 2019. Top teams are awarded more than $140,000 in prize money to support further project development. This exciting and vibrant program at the University of Utah introduces multi-disciplinary students to […]

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U Doctor, Students Raise $975,000 for Intubation Tech

While treating people in Africa, University of Utah anesthesiologist Sean Runnels invented a suite of intubation tools for placing breathing tubes during medical procedures. Now, he is moving rapidly toward selling the products. With help from students at the U’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), he refined his […]

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2018 Bench-to-Bedside Awards Grand Prize to Real-Time Fertility Device

Fertility issues can be physically and emotionally taxing for couples that can be exacerbated by the financial strain associated with assisted reproductive technology. For many people, trying to start a family, which should be the happiest time of their lives, can become draining. These sentiments are shared by 12 to 13 percent of United States […]

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ColoClean: All-in-One Colonoscopy Prep Kit

An estimated 22.4 million colonoscopies are performed in United States each year. To perform an effective colonoscopy, the patient’s colon must be cleared of any organic material. However, according to biomedical engineering freshman Tobi Yoon, that isn’t always the case. “Twenty-five percent of those patients don’t complete their prep or show up to their operation […]

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Bench to Bedside Kicks Off 2017-18 Season: Compete for $80K!

The Bench to Bedside 2017-18 season begins this month with a Kick-Off Event on Sept. 21 and concludes with the Competition Night in April 2018. Top teams are awarded more than $80,000 in prize money to support further project development. This exciting and vibrant program at the University of Utah introduces multi-disciplinary students to the […]

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Cardiac Cath Cam Wins 2017 Bench-to-Bedside Competition

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, […]

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