Innovation News

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Open Thinking Innovation Showcase

It’s not every day you get the chance to see firsthand some of the newest technologies transforming health care and society. Many scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest University are on the frontlines of scientific discovery, developing innovative technologies that can improve health and further society.

Wake Forest Baptist Physician, Wake Forest Innovations and Forsyth Tech Combine Skills and Expertise to Produce New Medical Training Device

Postgraduate fellows in maternal-fetal medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are now practicing invasive procedures on a training device invented by a Wake Forest Baptist physician and designed and built by Forsyth Technical Community College students in collaboration with Wake Forest Innovations. While the patent-pending device, an ultrasound-guided invasive procedure trainer, was conceived for continue reading

Researchers Make Progress Engineering Digestive System Tissues

New proof-of-concept research at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine suggests the potential for engineering replacement intestine tissue in the lab, a treatment that could be applied to infants born with a short bowel and adults having large pieces of gut removed due to cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. Lead researcher Khalil N Bitar, Ph.D., continue reading