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  • Call for papers“Design of Medical Devices Conference”, April 12-14 2011,Minneapolis

    Dear colleagues,

    The 2011 Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2011) will be held
    April 12-14, 2011 in Minneapolis, USA. Detailed information on the
    conference and registration can be found on the conference website:

    *** DEADLINE FOR PAPERS: DECEMBER 15, 2010. ***

    DMD2011 aims to provide a national forum to bring together world-class
    medical device designers, researchers, manufacturers, and the public
    sector to share perspectives and innovations in medical device design.


    Robert Cook (National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA), Paolo
    Dario (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy), Mauro Ferrari
    (University of Texas/Rice University, USA), Jeffrey Kahn (University of
    Minnesota, USA), Timoty Laske (Medtronic AF Solutions, Minneapolis,
    USA), Dev Mukhopadyav, (Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA), Shuming Nie
    (Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA) and Jeffrey Shuren (Food and Drug
    Administration, USA).

    Deadline 15 December, 2010.

    The conference seeks original papers that demonstrate new technologies
    and applications in the field of medical device design. Submissions from
    academic and industry researchers, clinicians and practitioners are

    All accepted papers will be published in their entirety in the
    Proceedings of the Design of Medical Devices Conference, available as a
    CD to conference participants. The abstracts from accepted papers will
    also be published in the ASME Journal of Medical Devices.

    The conference accepts submissions for the following technical tracks:
    TRK 1: Cardiovascular
    TRK 2: Neuroengineering
    TRK 3: Orthopedics
    TRK 4: Urologic
    TRK 5: Rehabilitation
    TRK 6: Engineered Tissues
    TRK 7: MEMS and Nano
    TRK 8: Surgical Tools
    TRK 9: Computer Modeling and Simulation
    TRK 10: Design and Human Factors
    TRK 11: Medical Device Product Development Process
    TRK 12: Regulatory and Intellectual Property
    TRK 13: Special Devices Topics
    Interested authors must submit their draft paper and abstract through
    the ASME DMD Conference Toolbox by December 15, 2010 for peer review.
    Draft and final papers are 2-8 pages in length. All papers will be
    peer-reviewed and the authors will be notified by 31 January 2011.

    Details about the abstract submission process can be found on:

    On behalf of the organizing committee,

    Jan Herman Kuiper

    Jan Herman Kuiper, PhD
    Lecturer in Biomechanics, Keele University, UK
    Postal address: RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital,
    Oswestry, SY11 2RU, United Kingdom