Magneto team from U. Michigan wins 2011 BMEidea awards!

The Magneto: Magnetic Induction Internal Bleed Detector team from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has earned first place and $10,000 in the sixth annual Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship competition!

The team’s device, the Magneto: Magnetic Induction Internal Bleed Detector (pictured), allows detection of internal bleeding complications after catheterization procedures through the femoral artery.

A team from Stanford University earned second place and $2,500 for Oculeve, a novel therapy that treats severe dry eye--a condition that affects 1.2 million people in the US--more effectively and less expensively than current treatments.

The Medtric Biotech team from Purdue University took third place and $1,000 for OSMOSE, a line of antimicrobial dressings for the prevention and treatment of infected wounds.

Read more about the winners and their projects. Congratulations!