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HIP-ACTSI Seed Grants in Healthcare Innovation Recipients

The Emory/Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP), in partnership with the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), is pleased to announce recipients of the first round of Healthcare Innovation Seed Grants.    

 

VR-in-a-Box: Surgical Simulator – Supplementing surgical training for medical residents using a low-cost virtual reality simulator with real-time haptic feedback.

Principal Investigator:  Ayanna M. Howard, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering  
Chair, Robotics PhD Program, Georgia Institute of Technology
Kenneth L. Wilson, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine
Director of Trauma for Morehouse School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital
Jayfus Doswell, PhD
President and CEO, Juxtopia, LLC 

Validation of a device to diagnose pneumonia from coughed droplets

Principal Investigator:  Larry J. Anderson, MD
Professor and Marcus Chair of Infectious Diseases
Department of Pediatrics, Emory Children’s Center
Susan M. Ray, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University
David Nelson Ku, MD, PhD
Regents’ Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology


Letters of intent for the next round of HIP-ACTSI Health Innovation Seed Grants are due February 15, 2012.  Proposals are due March 1, 2012.  Please monitor the HIP and ACTSI web sites and newsletters for these and other upcoming funding opportunities.

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