Pharmacology and Toxicology

MedHacks 2018 2nd Place for deep vein thrombosis early detection device

Sep 17, 2018

Saffire Krance, an MSc student in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, co-supervised by Drs. Walter Swardfager and Sandra E. Black, recently competed in MedHacks, an annual competition at Johns Hopkins University, where students compete to develop technological solutions to the medical field’s most pressing issues. Competing against 750 students, with 90 teams’ prototypes submitted by the end of the competition, Saffire’s team won second place overall for their device to aid in monitoring and early detection of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis.






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