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Shark Tank Pitch Night

 

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Watch our Accelerator finalists pitch their medical device ideas to a panel of experts for the chance to receive seed funding, engineering support, and development guidance to accelerate their innovations. Panelists will provide constructive feedback with the goal of enhancing the presenters' pitches and development plans.

Attendance is open to UCSF faculty, staff, and trainees. External affiliates who have signed the Surgical Innovations Code of Conduct are also invited to attend.


Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 7:30PM
Location: Mission Hall - 1400, UCSF Mission Bay, 550 16th St., San Francisco, CA

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Agenda:

  • 5:00: Sign-in & happy hour
  • 5:30: Pitches
  • 6:30: Cocktail reception
  • 7:00: Winners announced

Finalists:

Tracheostomy alarm for sensing accidental decannulation
David Conrad, MD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Department of Otolaryngology


Augmented surgical vision through semiconductor lighting
Alan Dang, MD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Alexis Dang, MD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Non-invasive monitor for assessing pain nerve block
Matthew Haight, DO
Assistant Clinical Professor
UCSF Department of Anesthesia

Merlin Larson, MD
Professor
UCSF Department of Anesthesia


Percutaneous arteriovenous fistula device for dialysis access
Shant Vartanian, MD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Department of Surgery


Spectroscopic biopsy needle for intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors
Georg Widhalm, MD, PhD
Visiting Scholar
UCSF Department of Neurological
 Surgery

Seunggu Han, MD
Neuro-Oncology Fellow, Clinical Instructor
UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery


Handheld disposable brain stimulator
Mitchel Berger, MD
Professor & Chairman
UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery


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