Thank you for submitting your proposal for the Wyss Institute - IEEE EMBS Award for Translational Research. We are proud to announce the following project finalists for the 2012 Award (in alphabetical order):
Karen Christman - "A Catheter-Deliverable Cardiac-Specific Hydrogel for Treating Myocardial Infarction"
Darash Desai and Muhammad H. Zaman - "PharmaCheck: Counterfeit and Substandard Medicines Analysis Device for the Developing World"
Francis J. Doyle III et al. - "Clinical Translation of MPC for the Artificial Pancreas"
Ahmad Fadzil - "RETINO - A Computerized Diabetic Retinopathy Grading and Monitoring System"
Ryan Farris et al. - "Exoskeleton to provide Legged Mobility to Persons with Paraplegia"
Brian Lawson et al. - "A Robotic Leg Prosthesis for Biomimetic Locomotion in Transfemoral Amputees"
The finalists must present at the EMBC 2012 Conference in San Diego, California on August 29, 2012 in the time slot from 3:00 – 4:30 PM. The presentation (Powerpoint or equivalent) can be no more than 10 minutes and should be approximately 10 slides or less. There will also be a 2-3 minute period of question and answer for each presentation. The finalists will be judged, by a small panel, on the innovation and impact of their proposal as well as quality of their oral presentation. The presentation should focus on the problem the finalist is trying to address as well as their approach and any early results or progress.
Three finalists will be selected based on quality of project proposal and presentation to be named award recipients. The award ceremony will be held on August 30, 2012 from 10:45 – 11:00 AM.
We thank you all for your participation to the Wyss Institute - IEEE EMBS Award for Translational Research.
Wyss Institute IEEE EMBS Award for Translational Research Committee