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Walter Reed Hospital

Vestech visits Walter Reed Hospital and Uniformed Services University

During a recent Washington visit, Dr Roger of Vestech was invited to meet with Cpt Eberhardt, senior trauma surgeon, to review the results of USU’s research into the results of reconstructive surgery in blast victims. The patients reviewed had each lost at least one limb in Afghanistan, primarily the result of blast injuries from IEDs.

Wearable Healthcare Nanotechnology

The Challenges in STEM Teaching Facing Australia

In today’s Financial Review (7 July, 2014) Tim Dodd has written about the challenges in STEM teaching facing Australia (Why the next Zuckerberg won’t be Australian). Quoting Dr Nick Cerneaz, executive director of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, the article has picked up on the future growth of our economy and how a poor STEM capability will inevitably crimp that growth.

Vestech meets with Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI)

On a recent trip to New Zealand, Dr Roger met with David Budgett, Associate Professor, Technology Development Leader Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) at the University of Auckland. Dr Roger was able to review the ABIs world-class research in tissue modeling and inducted power sources for medical devices.