2018 MedTech Alliance Showcase, Nov. 1

The 2018 MedTech Alliance Showcase takes place on Thursday, Nov 1.

The 2018 MedTech Alliance Showcase, hosted by Technology Transfer and Business Development, highlights the most promising early-stage breakthroughs at OHSU. This year, four inventors will have 10 minutes to pitch their inventions, each with the goal of advancing their innovation for commercial use. Here are the featured technologies for the 2018 showcase:

Luiz Bertassoni, D.D.S.
Update Nov. 2, 2018: Luiz Bertassoni’s pitch was recognized with the Best Pitch Award from the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute.
  • Targeting a DNA repair exonuclease to provoke anti-tumor immune responses
    Presenter: Sudarshan Anand, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology, School of Medicine
  • BoneMimetic — A biomimetic platform for disease modeling, drug screening, regenerative medicine
    Presenter: Luiz Bertassoni, D.D.S., Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Dentistry
  • Hydrasense: A new novel device for hydration assessment in multiple care settings
    Presenters: Matthew Hansen, M.D., M.C.R., associate professor, and David Sheridan, M.D., assistant professor, both in the Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Novel mouth sealer to decrease oral leaking and improve compliance with nasal CPAP for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
    Presenter: Kim Hutchison, M.D., associate professor of neurology, School of Medicine

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018
5 to 8 p.m.
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Vey Conference Center, 11th floor
700 S.W. Campus Drive, Portland, OR 97239
Admission is free. Seating is limited so register today.

To see the full speaker list and agenda, visit the 2018 MedTech Alliance Showcase webpage. For questions, contact Abhijit Banerjee at banerjea@ohsu.edu.