Recent Posts on This Topic | See All >
ASU students develop heart attack deviceTags: arizona state university
[Source: The Phoenix Business Journal] - What started as a class project for four Arizona State University students has morphed into a company that develops a device to aid heart attack victims.
InnovateLife LLC is working on a product that lowers the body temperature of cardiac arrest patients when emergency medical responders arrive on the scene. Studies show cooling the body to 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit can increase the chances of recovery, said Joshua Tong, the 22-year-old CEO of InnovateLife. The process is called therapeutic hypothermia.
Cooling devices are on the market for hospital use, but EMS first responders still lack the tools to begin cooling patients safely before they get to the hospital, Tong said.
For more information: ASU students develop heart attack device
“Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap 2014-2025: Advancing the Biosciences and Improving Health Outcomes,” is available along with its supplement, “Summary of Goals, Strategies, and Potential Actions.” The updated Roadmap provides a long-term strategy for Arizona to achieve bioscience success over the next decade. Also, discover The State of Bioscience.