Thursday, November 4, 2010

2010 Cook Medical Innovation Award

Cook Medical has awarded the Center for Injury Biomechanics, a collaboration between Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Virginia Tech College of Engineering, the 2010 Cook Medical Innovation Award. The Center for Injury Biomechanics was one of five finalists considered for developing a product, procedure or concept that represents an elegantly simple solution to a complex problem, benefits society, positively affects the marketplace and demonstrates a high degree of creativity.

“We are pleased to honor the Center for Injury Biomechanics for its contributions to pediatric surgery,” says William S. Gibbons, Ph.D., president of Cook Medical’s Endoscopy division. “As all of the applicants and finalists demonstrated, there is significant work being done in our local community each day, and the Cook Medical Innovation Award is an opportunity to recognize these contributions.”

The Center for Injury Biomechanics has developed the innovative use of patient-specific, three-dimensional models for advanced planning and performance of complex pediatric surgical cases. The use of this rapid prototype technology has reduced procedure times, patient complications and has also reduced the time infants are under anesthesia. For patients who undergo surgery for complex pediatric spinal deformities, 3-D modeling allows surgeons to thoroughly plan the procedure and understand the complex anatomy ahead of time.

The award was presented at the chamber’s Annual Meeting on October 19, 2010, and the finalists were evaluated by a judging panel comprised of leaders in the community. The judges selected five finalists, who presented their innovations to the panel at Cook Medical in person. The other finalists were Arctic, Bekaert Textiles, BioBotz and Spevco. Nominees were not required to be members of the chamber to participate.

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