How a Robot Football Player Will Prevent Concussions
September 29, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
Elliot Kastner '13 Th'14 '15 tells the story of MVP and how the robot can stand in for American football players and take the tackles.
NIH awards DoseOptics an additional $2 Million to improve radiation therapy safety
September 20, 2016 | DoseOptics
DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’08, has been awarded an NIH Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $2 million over 2 years.
Avedro’s non-surgical procedure is a promising new treatment for vision improvement for low myopia, according to the results of two studies announced today.
Tackle This: Football’s Newest Most Valuable Player is a Robot
September 9, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
The MVP robot tackling dummy takes hits so football players won’t have to.
NEPDC and TREAT Award $150K to Medical Device Innovators
September 8, 2016 | NEPDC
Four winners announced in 2016 Target Challenge grant competition held by New England Pediatric Device Consortium (NEPDC), Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), and the Foundation for Physical Therapy.
Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 | Robotics Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
Dartmouth Hosts Fellowships for Young African Leaders
August 2, 2016 | Dartmouth Now
The business and entrepreneurship institute is part of an Obama administration initiative.
Avedro Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company founded by Dartmouth engineering professor Stuart Trembly, received approval from FDA for Photrexa Viscous, Photrexa and the KXL System used for the treatment of corneal ectasia.
Robots are invading NFL training camps
July 18, 2016 | ESPN
They are the love children of robots and tackling dummies, and they are not technological fads.
Dartmouth’s Gerngross and Davis Set Sights on New Challenges
June 8, 2016 | Dartmouth Now
From the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, the two are embarking on new ventures.