Our friend and world renowned roboticist Professor Francisco Valero of USC Viterbi joins #TheInnovators series to talk about getting out of our comfort zones as we have engineers, physicians, surgeons and nurses come together to make a difference. Here’s to that!Read More #TheInnovators Lecture featuring Professor Francisco Valero: The Magic of Multidisciplinarity @USCViterbi @KeckMedUSC @USC
Superb work from our colleagues Qiming Wang and coworkers from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering. Enjoy!Read More Broke your shoe? What if it could repair itself?
In this edition of #TheInnovators series, @USC’s Prof Francisco Valero-Cuevas gives a tour de force ranging from robot hands to sensory substitution to creating what’s next in innovation– by getting out of your comfort zone.Read More #TheInnovators series: Francisco Valero-Cuevas shows us that Engineering + Surgery = Innovation
#TheInnovators Series continues with our good friend William V. Padula of @USC’s Schaefer Center for Public Policy. How can 66,000 deaths be prevented per year (more than traffic accidents, incidentally)? Through a lot of little things and sustained pressure. Here’s to innovating our way forward!Read More 66,000 deaths per year: putting pressure on pressure ulcers @KeckMedUSC @NPUAP @SchaefferCenter #TheInnovators
An impactful and important story by Stephanie Novak in the Texas Observer Thanks to Dr. Jaime Torres for sharing this.Read More Life and Limb along the Lower Rio Grande Valley
David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California won the “Best Diabetic Foot Intervention” Award at a Ceremony in London this past week. The honor was directed as his team’s efforts in developing an interdisciplinary hotline […]Read More Prof. David G. Armstrong of @USC @KeckMedUSC wins Top International Award for Intervention to Prevent Amputation in Diabetes @JWCEditor @APMA
Scientists have identified two proteins that can partially stimulate growth in amputated toes in mice, a discovery that puts us one step closer to one day being able to replace amputated limbs in humans. Congratulations to our colleagues Yu and coworkers at Texas A&M. Nature Communicationsvolume 10, Article number: 424 (2019)Read More Regrowing toes…step by step?
Brilliant work from Bob Langer’s lab @MIT.Read More Insulin…via smart pill? Buckle up. @MIT
A landmark study from a large team of UK investigators including our long-time SALSAmigos Profs. Ben Lipsky and Tony Berendt reports no difference in outcomes from Oral vs. IV antimicrobials for bone and joint infections. Bottom line: as we have said for many years- if a patient has a functioning gut…Choose the least complex option. […]Read More Landmark OVIVA study: Oral vs. IV in Osteomyelitis- No Difference? @NEJM