• New medical device company evolves from the U-M Medical Innovation Center

    Posted on June 25th, 2010 admin No comments

    ivANN ARBOR, Mich. – While observing surgeries and intensive care procedures, University of Michigan Medical Innovation Center fellows Adrienne Harris, Elyse Kemmerer, Merrell Sami and Steven White noticed that the current design for peripheral intravenous systems, or IVs, caused a great deal of hassle and had a high complication rate.

    The experience inspired the fellows to start Tangent Medical Technologies, Inc., a medical device development company that will change the way IVs are used for hospitalized patients. Tangent recently finalized its licensing agreement with U-M that provides the University with an equity stake in the company. Read more

    More information about the new IV device can be found in a recent Ann Arbor.com article.

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