• Collaboration Helps Save a Child’s Life

    To perform a series of life-saving operations on a newborn girl, Adele Evans, M.D., needed a special type of small plastic tube to help the baby breathe. Trouble was, there was no such device. Read more.

  • Kidney Transplantation

    A new study supports Wake Forest nephrologist Barry I. Freedman’s work demonstrating a genetic link to kidney transplant survival. Read more.

  • Wound V.A.C. Co-Inventors Receive Medallion of Merit Awards

    Wake Forest University Medallion of Merit recipients Louis Argenta, MD, and Michael Morykwas, PhD, are co-inventors of V.A.C.®, a negative pressure wound therapy that has helped more than 10 million patients worldwide. Read more.

  • Innovative Science

    Our scientists are developing tomorrow’s innovations in therapeutics, vaccines, medical devices and more. Get updates from Wake Forest Innovations.

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Open Innovation e-Newsletter

Open Innovation e-Newsletter

Read the December 2014 Open Innovation e-Newsletter to learn more about scientists and discoveries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Single-Prong Nasal Cannula

Single-Prong Nasal Cannula

The nasal cannula gets its first redesign since the 1960s. A Wake Forest orbital surgeon envisions a safer way to deliver oxygen. Explore the novel design of the dual-port nasal cannula.

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Accelerating Innovation

Accelerating Innovation

Read an interview with Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD, about how Wake Forest Innovations accelerates innovation in the development of health care products.

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Wake Forest Innovations supports your R&D needs through easy access to Wake Forest's unique research capabilities.

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Wake Forest Innovations drives the creation of a new hub for innovation in biomedical and materials science and information technology.

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Collaboration Helps Save a Child’s Life

To perform a series of life-saving operations on a newborn girl, Adele Evans, M.D., needed a special type of small plastic tube to help the baby breathe. Trouble was, there was no such device. So Evans, a pediatric ear, nose and throat specialist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, opted to make one herself. Her continue reading


Common Antidepressant Increased Coronary Atherosclerosis in Animal Model

A commonly prescribed antidepressant caused up to a six-fold increase in atherosclerosis plaque in the coronary arteries of non-human primates, according to a study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Coronary artery atherosclerosis is the primary cause of heart attacks. The study is published in the current online issue of the journal Psychosomatic continue reading

Featured Technology

Compact, Wireless Brain Activity Device

The Universal Brain Activity Transmitter (UBAT), a compact, wireless recording system, analyzes, compresses and transmits individual neural activity data via Bluetooth technology, from distances up to 30 meters. The device has flexible recording capabilities and the capacity for robust transmission in diverse environments. 

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