Chicago, IL (May 7-9, 2017)—Members of the STORM lab attended Digestive Disease Week 2017, the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. During the conference, our team gave two poster presentations. Nicolò Garbin and Dennis C. Sohn presented the abstract: “Evaluation of a Novel…
STORM Lab PhD student, Federico Campisano, presented our paper: Federico Campisano, Francesco Gramuglia, Imro Dawson, Sarthak Misra, Elena De Momi, Keith Obstein, Pietro Valdastri, “Water Jet Actuation for Ultra-Low Cost Endoscopy: Characterization of Miniature Nozzles Fabricated by Rapid Prototyping” at the 2016 Eurosensor conference in Budapest, Hungary.
June 2016. The STORM Lab Hydrojet Team won the Best Overall Award and the Best Application Award at the Surgical Robot Challenge 2016 organized for the Hamlyn Symposium of Medical Robotics at the Imperial College in London. Our low cost platform for gastric cancer screening in low income countries was evaluated by a jury composed…
STORM Lab PhD student, Addisu Taddese, presented our paper: Addisu Z. Taddese, Piotr R. Slawinski, Keith L. Obstein, Pietro Valdastri, Closed Loop Control of a Tethered Magnetic Capsule Endoscope, at the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems conference in Ann Arbor, MI
Our collaborator, Hakan Tunc from the Institute for Software Integrated Systems, presented our project on a design environment for medical capsule robots at the Robot Makers (RoMa) workshop at the 2016 Robotic Science and Systems (RSS) conference in Ann Arbor, MI.
Ph.D. students Nicolo Garbin and Piotr Slawinski, along with Dr. Valdastri, traveled to the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Stockholm, Sweden (May 16-21, 2016) to present their paper: N. Garbin, P. Slawinski, G. Aiello, C. Karraz, P. Valdastri, “Laparoscopic Camera based on an Orthogonal Magnet Arrangement”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2016, Vol….
May 21-24, 2016. The abstract “Evaluation of a Novel Magnetic Actuated Capsule Endoscope for Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Preliminary Feasibility Study” by Addisu Z. Taddese, Piotr R. Slawinski, Kyle B. Musto, Pietro Valdastri, Keith L. Obstein was presented at a poster session at the Digestive Disease Week 2016 in San Diego, California.
May 26, 2016. STORM Lab research on magnetic and painless colonoscopy has been featured by WIRED Magazine. Read the article here.
December 2015. In NSF Science360’s Super Science Show, Charlie and Jordan explore Vanderbilt’s new open-source medical capsule robots’ hardware and software. Researchers around the globe who want to customize medical capsule robots won’t have to start from scratch anymore. Here the link to the coolest description ever of what we are doing at the STORM…