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6 Pediatric Device Innovators Awarded a Total of $150K at Children’s National 6th Annual Pediatric Device Symposium

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
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Six companies presenting innovative medical devices that address significant unmet needs in pediatric healthcare were awarded a total of $150,000 in grants yesterday in Philadelphia, Penn. at the Sixth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation…

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Call for Pediatric Cardiovascular Devices: $100K Competition Now Accepting Proposals

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
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Children’s National Health System is now accepting proposals for its annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition. New this year, the competition is focused on pediatric cardiovascular devices…

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Brain and Circuits Take the Focus at BioCAS2016

Author(s): Guoxing Wang, Timothy Constandinou
Brain and Circuits Take the Focus at BioCAS2016 150 150 IEEE Pulse

The 12th IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS) took place in Shanghai, China, in October 2016. Serving as a premier international forum for researchers and engineers to present their…

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Tackling Healthcare Challenges in the United Arab Emirates

Tackling Healthcare Challenges in the United Arab Emirates

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Above: Panelists and moderators at the IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenge Conference held in Abu Dhabi in early 2016. The United Arab Emirates is dealing with many of the same healthcare…

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Pediatric Medical Device Innovators Win $100K in Awards

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
Pediatric Medical Device Innovators Win $100K in Awards 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Two pediatric medical device innovators, AventaMed of Cork, Ireland and Prospiria, Inc. of Galveston, Texas, were selected from eight finalists to each receive a $50,000 award in the annual competition held by…

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Two Day IIT Workshop on Histopathology Features Eminent Scientists in Medical Imaging

Author(s): Debdoot Sheet
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A two day interdisciplinary workshop on Achieving In situ Functional Histopathology (AifH 2015) was held in March at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India. The workshop showcased invited…

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MedImage 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing

Author(s): Debdoot Sheet
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The 3rd edition of the day-long workshop MedImage 2014 was held December 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP) organized at the Indian…

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How We Should Be Teaching Math

Author(s): IEEE Pulse
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If you’ve ever wondered why science and math education lag in the United States, EMBS Executive Committee Member Barbara Oakley, has an idea. In part, it’s because students are never…

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IEEE Pulse Receives Award

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We are pleased announce that the November/December 2013 issue of IEEE Pulse (vol. 4, no. 6) has recently won a 2014 Apex Award for Design and Illustration (Photography) for cover…

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