Students from the UB Biomedical Engineering Society chapter collaborated with the SEAS Intramural program to work with Saebo, a biomedical device company, on improving the SaeboFlex glove, the current market standard for hand rehabilitation.
The difficulty many people have getting tested for SARS-CoV-2 and delays in receiving test results make early warning of possible COVID-19 infections all the more important, and data from wearable health and fitness devices shows promise for identifying who might have COVID-19.
Several media outlets, including Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, Albany Times Union, and Crypto Commentary, published an article written by Albert Titus, professor and chair of biomedical engineering, about how wearable health and fitness devices shows promise for identifying who might have COVID-19.
A group of engineering undergraduate students put their knowledge, creativity and resources to use and created a UB chapter of e-NABLE – an online global community who use 3D printers to make free and low-cost prosthetic upper limb devices for adults and children in need.
Buffalo BusinessFirst reports on the progress of two UB-affiliated companies. UB spinoff POP Biotechnologies has announced a $3 million investment and formation of a joint venture with Eubiologics for the development of an RSV vaccine and other vaccine candidates. Jonathan Lovell, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is co-founder of the company.