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Innovation at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering: Michael McLoughlin, "Robotic Prostheses"
Thursday, September 19, 2013
5:30 p.m.
UMD BioPark, Baltimore
For More Information:
Beth Brittan-Powell
301 405 1459

Innovation at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering Series
Robotic Prostheses: Implications and applications in post-traumatic and post-stroke patients

University of Maryland BioPark
Life Sciences Conference Center
801 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Note: Street parking as well as parking in a garage across the street is available. The venue is a short walk, across MLK Blvd, from the Medical, Dental, Nursing and Pharmacy schools.

Michael McLoughlin
Deputy Business Area Executive
Research & Exploratory Development
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Michael McLoughlin is a renowned expert on robotics whose work was recently featured on "60 Minutes."

Reuben Mezrich MD PhD, FACR School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore; Site Miner, UM Ventures

Gilmer Blakenship PhD, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Site Miner, UM Ventures

Michael P. McLoughlin received his B.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from the University of Delaware in 1983 and 1985 respectively. He joined the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in 1985, and currently leads the Biomedicine Branch. His experience includes application of systems engineering expertise to a wide range of biomedical, homeland security and military applications. He is also an instructor in the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering and is a member of the APL Principal Professional Staff.

About the series
UM Ventures and the Maryland Innovation Initiative are pleased to announce the fourth talk in the ongoing Seminar series "Innovation at the Intersection of Medicine and Engineering." The goal of the series is to stimulate conversations and interactions between engineers and health care faculty and students. The Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) is eager to solicit new ideas, new inventions, new procedures, new software and new collaborations on topics at the intersection of engineering and medicine and provides funding to demonstrate "proof of principle," with the hope that this can lead to start-ups or licensing opportunities that can ultimately help to improve care of our patients. Attend to learn more.

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This Event is For: Graduate • Undergraduate • Faculty • Post-Docs • Alumni

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