Surgical Innovations

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Surgical Innovations is an initiative of the Department of Surgery in partnership with the Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences to identify, mentor, and facilitate the translation of novel medical technologies into transformative new devices and treatments to improve human health. By offering high-quality training experiences for residents and graduate students, fostering interdisciplinary and industry collaborations, and providing seed funding, advising, and engineering support to innovative surgeons, Surgical Innovations is creating an ecosystem at UCSF in which device development can thrive.


Upcoming Events

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Engineered polymer laminates for microfluidics, diagnostic, and wearable devices Presenter: Leanna Levine, PhD, Founder & Ron Miller, VP Sales and...

8/22 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: WombOx: Minimally invasive monitoring of fetal blood oxygen Presenter: Claudia Iriondo, Bioengineering PhD student, UCSF-UC Berkeley ...

8/29 4pm
Surgical Innovations - Parnassus

Topic: Aegis: Neonate medical wrap Presenter: Mary Chiesa, Chief Designer & Amy Shick, COO, Saplacor ...

8/30 8am
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: A device for single-handed US-guided regional anesthesia Presenter: Claas Siegmueller, MD, PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor, UCSF Department of...

9/5 4pm
Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Encellin: Implantable thin-film cell delivery platform Presenter: Crystal Nyitray, PhD, CEO & Founder, Encellin ...

9/6 8am

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