Organization profile

Organization profile

The Medical Devices Center combines basic research, applied translational research, education and training, and outreach/public engagement to accelerate interdisciplinary medical device research and development.

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Doppler Ultrasonography Medicine & Life Sciences
Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes Engineering & Materials Science
Microactuators Engineering & Materials Science
Actuators Engineering & Materials Science
Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
turbulence Physics & Astronomy
arteries Physics & Astronomy
MEMS Engineering & Materials Science

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Arthur G Erdman

Person: Faculty, Executive, Administrative, and Managerial

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Margaret A Hartfel

Person: Research Support

Projects 2015 2018

BSC/UMN Fellows Program Collaboration #6

Erdman, A. G. & Hale, J. E.

Boston Scientific Corporation


Project: Research project

BSC/UMN Fellows Program Collaboration #5

Erdman, A. G. & Hale, J. E.

Boston Scientific Corporation


Project: Research project

Arteriovenous Graft with Anti-Bacterial Properties

Glumac, D., Faizer, R., Peterson, G. & Taylor, C. E.



Project: Research project

antibacterial properties

Research Output 1990 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Smartphone-based delivery of oropharyngeal exercises for treatment of snoring: a randomized controlled trial

Goswami, U., Black, A., Krohn, B. J., Meyers, W. & Iber, C., Mar 14 2019, In : Sleep and Breathing. 23, 1, p. 243-250 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Control Groups
2 Citations (Scopus)

A constitutive model description of the in vivo material properties of lower birth canal tissue during the first stage of labor

Tracy, P. V., Wineman, A. S., Orejuela, F. J., Ramin, S. M., DeLancey, J. O. L. & Ashton-Miller, J. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 79, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constitutive models
Materials properties

Characterizing the free volume of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene to predict diffusion coefficients in orthopedic liners

Ludwig, K. B., Chandrasekar, V., Saylor, D. M., Van Citters, D. W., Reinitz, S. D., Forrey, C., McDermott, M. K., Wickramasekara, S. & Janes, D. W., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials. 106, 6, p. 2393-2402 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes
Free volume
Vitamin E