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PInCh Competition: FALL 2014
From cell to community: How can we individualize solutions for better health(care)?


The second Pitt Innovation Challenge again sparked fresh ideas surrounding challenges in health. Proposals included solutions to problems ranging from individualized medical testing to patient data tools to community and contexts that impact an individual’s health.


The following teams won $100,000 awards

ACL interAction

Team Information:

Michael McClincy, Kevin Bell, Robert Hartman, James Irrgang, Andrew Lynch, Vonda Wright
Description: Device for monitoring PT after ACL reconstruction

ACL interAction

Nanoketo

Team Information:

James Ellis, David Finegold, Sean Hwang, Gregory Morgan, Alexander Star
Description: Breathalyzer for measuring acetone for patients in ketosis

Nanoketo

Nebukin

Team Information:

Timothy Corcoran, Jenna Date, David Orenstein, Daniel Weiner
Description: “Game” to guide children using a nebulizer

Nebukin


The following teams won $25,000 awards

Caring for Cancer Survivors at the Virtual Bedside

Description:

Telemedicine and patients history in pediatric cancer survivors

Caring for Cancer

MAGIC: Medication Adherence using Ginger.io in clinic

Description:

Monitoring medication adherence in schizophrenia patients and other mental health disorders

MAGIC

PediaTristan

Description:

Video series for education of pediatric patients/families

PediaTristan

Psychometabolomics

Description:

Measuring metabolic marker in treatment resistant depression

Psychometabolomics


Photos from Fall 2014 PInCh Fall 2014



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