TechConnect World 2019
 

Medical Devices

Symposium Chair

Dalia YablonDalia Yablon
Technical Program Chair
TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Key Speakers

Nate HaferM2D2: a successful model catalyzing medical device innovation and development
Nate Hafer
Director of Operations, University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS)

Thomas J. WebsterTwo Decades of Commercializing Nanotechnology for Medical Devices: Real Products Helping Real Humans
Thomas J. Webster
Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

 

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 18

8:30Biotechnology Keynotes
1:30Medical Devices Innovation Spotlights: Johnson & Johnson, US Army Medical Materiel

Wednesday June 19

10:30New Developments in Medical Devices
1:30Lab-on-a-Chip & Biotech Devices
3:30Medical Devices: Posters

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 18

8:30Biotechnology Keynotes304
Session chair: Sarah Tao, Sanofi, US
8:30Engineered Biomaterials to Improve Human Health
G. Camci-Unal, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
9:00Two Decades of Commercializing Nanotechnology for Medical Devices: Real Products Helping Real Humans
T.J. Webster, Northeastern University, US
9:30Development of Particulates Capable of Penetrating Physiological Barriers
S.A. Meenach, G. Jakaria, N. Shah, University of Rhode Island, US
1:30Medical Devices Innovation Spotlights: Johnson & Johnson, US Army Medical Materiel305
Session chair: Abi Barrow, Cambridge Innovation Partners, US
1:30Johnson & Johnson Innovation Spotlight
J. McManus, Johnson & Johnson, US
1:45US Army Medical Materiel
T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel, US
2:00Wearable Fabric Sensor for Hydration Monitoring
C. Monty-Bromer, RooSense LLC, US
2:073D Optical Machine Vision Platform
J. Levine, Advanced Scanners Inc., US
2:14High-Sensitivity Immunosensor
M-G. Kim, GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology), KR
2:21Rapid Point-of-Need DNA Detection
C.H. Kim, GoDx, US
2:28n-Breeze
V. Intasanta, National Nanotechnology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
2:35A wearable, disposable, light emitting photomedical treatment device
P. Palomaki, QLEDCures, LLC, US
2:42Point-of-care sensors for diagnosing bacterial infections
E. Goluch, QSM Diagnostics, Inc., US
2:49Non-invasive blood glucose monitor
H. Harjunmaa, Valoa Technologies, Inc., US
Review Panelist
A. Barrow, Cambridge Innovation Partners, US
Review Panelist
J. McManus, Johnson & Johnson, US
Review Panelist
I. Franklin, MIT Innovation Initiative, US
Review Panelist
J. Phillips, Catalyst Health Ventures, US
Review Panelist
J. David, LMI, US
Review Panelist
A. Margulis, BIO Mansfield Incubator, US
Review Panelist
T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel, US

Wednesday June 19

10:30New Developments in Medical Devices303
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, TechConnect, US
10:30M2D2: a successful model catalyzing medical device innovation and development
N. Hafer, University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science, US
10:55Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes (QLEDs) as Flexible, Wearable, Low-Cost Light Sources for Photomedicine
H. Chen, P. Palomaki, J. He, R. Lanzafame, I. Stadler, H. El Hamidi, H. Liu, J. Celli, M. Hamblin, Y. Huang, G. Shafirstein, H. Chung, S. Wu, Y. Dong, QLEDCures, US
11:15Lengthening as a New Method for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
H. Howarth, E. Orozco, A. Kadoor, M. Esparza, R. Salem, K. Masuda, J. Brown, S.B. Shah, University of California, San Diego/VA San Diego Healthcare System, US
11:35Preclinical Safety and Clearance Profile of Plasmonic Gold Nanorods: Bringing Practical Photothermal Therapy to the Clinic.
L. Pagliaro, Siva Therapeutics Inc., US
11:55Air Operated Artificial Lung
K. Strobl, S. Gainey, A. Kumar, A. Kumar, CVD Equipment Corporation, US
1:30Lab-on-a-Chip & Biotech Devices308
Session chair: Nathaniel Hafer, UMass, US
1:30Microfluidic Cantilever Spectroscopy Sensors
S. Das, University of Maryland, College Park, US
1:55Micro fluidic device and cartridges for the nucleic acid based detection of pathogen in complex samples.
J. Min, Chung-Ang University, KR
2:20Optimization of continuous-flow magnetic bioseparators through CFD numerical models
C. González-Fernández, J. Gómez-Pastora, I.H. Karampelas, E. Bringas, I. Ortiz, The Ohio State University, US
2:40Digital Detection of Salmonella Typhi in Large-Volume Environmental Water Samples Using an Asymmetric Membrane
J. Li, X. Lin, X. Huang, Y. Zhu, K. Urmann, M.R. Hoffmann, California Institute of Technology, US
3:00Fluid-Screen: Real-Time Microbial Detection for Biomanufacturing
R. Weber, M. O’Connor , S. Antoszczyk., M. Weber, Fluid-Screen, Inc., US
3:20Human monocytes from fresh blood present strong magnetic characteristics; CTV analysis and magnetic susceptibility quantification
J. Gomez-Pastora, J. Kim, M. Weigand, M. Potgieter, N. Walters, E. Reategui, A. Palmer, M. Yazer, M. Zborowski, J.J. Chalmers, The Ohio State University, US
3:30Medical Devices: PostersBoylston Hallway
A Biomedical Sensor Based on Resonant Absorption of Ultrasound Waves in Hydrogel-based Resonators
N. Farhoudi, H.-Y. Leu, J. Magda, F. Solzbacher, C.F. Reiche, University of Utah, US
Numerical Simulation of Pulsed NIR Laser-Tissue Photothermal Heating for Real Time Biosensing
V. Sukhotskiy, I.V.A.K. Reddy, A. Sangwan, P. Johari, J.M. Jornet, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, US
An electrostimulation cell device with patterned TiO2:Nb thin films as bio-electrodes
M. Jobin, C. Pellodi, C. Sandu, G. Benvenutti, A. Sandoz, L. Stoppini, hepia / HES-SO University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland, CH
Digital Assessment for Mild Cognitive Impairment
G. Baliga, M.L. Kerwin, D. Libon, Rowan University, US
Keen insight into medical conditions through Internet of Things
L. Fang, IBM, US
Method for Manufacturing a Biosensor Strip Using Paper Advantages for Mass Production
Y.T. Lee, Andong National University, KR
Enhancing Medical Diagnosis through Haptically-Enabled Robotic Ultrasound
Z. Najdovski, S. Nahavandi, Deakin University, AU

Devices for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, treatment, or alleviation of disease or disability have a transformative effect on the lives of patients worldwide. Innovation in this field incorporates break-through technology, advanced materials and biomaterials. This symposium, at the nexus of world-class technical symposium on materials and device development at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, will highlight whats new, and whats next, in the field of medical devices.

2019 Sponsors & Partners
 

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