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Paper by PDC engineering team makes IEEE Sensors Journal Top 25

A paper by PDC-affiliated engineers Neel Shah, Mozzi Etemadi, Rishi Kant, Ken Goldman, and Shuvo Roy was among the top 25 most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal papers in the month of June. This count includes all Sensors Journal papers published since its foundation, about 1000 in total. Congratulations!

Quality Factor Optimization of Inductive Antennas for Implantable Pressure Sensors
Shah N, Etemadi M,   Kant R, Goldman K, Roy S. 
IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 14, No. 8, August 2014 

See Top 25 at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/topAccessedArticles.jsp?punumber=7361 

National Organization for Rare Diseases 2014 Annual Conference - Call for Abstracts

The National Organization for Rare Diseases is holding their annual conference in Alexandria, VA, on October 21-22, 2014. Conference website:  https://www.rarediseases.org/news-events/2014-summit

Scientific Poster Session - Abstracts due July 18:

Academics, researchers, industry, government agencies, health care professionals, patient organizations and any other interested parties that have conducted rare disease or orphan product research studies or public health projects are invited to submit a poster abstract to NORD'Rare Disease and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit. The overall theme of the poster sessions is “Life-Transforming Treatments.” The suggested specific topic areas fall within the following four themes: Innovative Research, Medical Education Advancement, Patient Community Building, and Other Topics. 

See http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/200783/file-889693234-pdf/PC14015_PosterSubmission.pdf for additional details and submission instructions.  

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MedTech Innovator $100K Competition - Apply by May 19

University-stage technologies and early-stage medical device companies are encouraged to apply for the  2014 MedTech Innovator Competition, to be held during the Wilson Sonsini (WSGR) Medical Device Conference on June 12 in San Francisco. The winner will receive a $100,000 cash prize, and 10 semi-finalists will get complimentary conference registration and be featured on-stage. In addition to the $100K prize, the winner will also get a presentation slot and complimentary full access registration to the AdvaMed 2014 conference, a presenting slot at an upcoming IN3 Medical Device conference, and will be profiled in an upcoming issue of Informa's monthly magazine START-UP: The Review of Emerging Medical Ventures.

Apply by May 19 at http://www.medtechinnovator.com/wsgr2014