DL-CONFÉRENCE CHAPITRE CAS/EMB: Rise and Fall of Medical Devices: What can be learned?

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In this seminar, through a few examples of industries that rose successfully in a short time and then failed, I will discuss the key points and pitfalls for a technology in the path of a lab prototype to a successful market product.



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  • 1065 avenue de la médecine
  • Québec, Quebec
  • Canada G1V 0A6
  • Building: Pavillon Pouliot
  • Room Number: PLT 1138H

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  • Co-sponsored by Quebec Section


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Zahra Kazem-Moussavi
Zahra Kazem-Moussavi of University of Manitoba

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Rise and Fall of Medical Devices: What can be learned?

In this seminar, through a few examples of industries that rose successfully in a short time and then failed, I will discuss the key points and pitfalls for a technology in the path of a lab prototype to a successful market product.

Biography:

Zahra Moussavi is a professor, a Canada Research Chair, and the founder and director of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program at University of Manitoba. Her current research focuses are on medical devices instrumentation and signal analysis for sleep apnea management and Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment using virtual reality, rTMS and EVestG technologies.  She is the recipient of several awards including the “Canada’s Most Powerful Women (Top 100)” and “Manitoba Distinguished Women” in 2014 and IEEE EMBS Distinguished Lecturer, 2014 and 2019. She has published more than 257 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conferences, and has given 94 invited talks/seminars including 2 Tedx Talks and 9 keynote speaker seminars at national and international conferences. Aside from academic work, on her spare time, she writes science articles for public; also has developed and offered memory fitness programs for aging population. 

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