Learn the design process by
defining an unmet clinical need and developing an innovative solution.
Description: Design Team is the capstone design course for JHU’s BME undergraduate program. Teams of 5-10 students spend one year defining and implementing an impactful project based on real-world clinical problems. Projects are executed with mentorship and resources from CBID, BME, JHU Medical School, Jhpiego, APL, the FDA, and industry.
Course goal: To learn and execute the design process by: identifying and understanding an unmet clinical need, and developing an innovative technical solution.
Design Team 2015-2016
Fall DT: BME 580.211, 580.311, 580.411 [Syllabus]
Fall DT Team Leader: BME 580.413
Spring DT: BME 580.112, 580.212, 580.312, 580.412 [Syllabus]
Spring DT Team Leader: BME 580.414
Course Director: Nicholas Durr Course Instructors: Robert Allen, Elizabeth Logsdon
Plaqate has designed an atherectomy system that employs a novel differential cutting technique in order to increase the compliance of calcified plaque in coronary arteries while also reducing the procedural risks associated with the current standard of care.
Patient transfer re-envisioned. Nurses no longer need to compromise their health and safety in order to transfer patients efficiently thanks to exoRise, a portable and easy to use powered transfer device.
CardiAcc has developed a noninvasive monitoring system based on scientific insight into a cardiovascular model that combines patient-specific data and multiple biosignals into accurate measurements of cardiac output.