Fall 2013 Lab Outing

Lab BBQ to kick off the Fall 2013 Semester! The Pediatric Injury Biomechanics Lab kicked off the Fall 2013 semester with a BBQ at Dr. Brittany Coat’s House! Undergraduate lab members John Muhs, Sam Feinman, Justin Jones and Kiffer Creveling joined the group this year. Alex Williams was given a farewell card by lab...

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Department of Defense

DOD Awards $1 Million VPR Grant

The Department of Defense Vision Research Program has awarded the lab a $1 million dollar grant to investigate long term ocular injury from blast exposure! The interdisciplinary 4-year project will investigate ocular trauma using clinical evaluations and experimental animal models.  The project will support 2 graduate students for 4 years.  We are very excited to...

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Scleral Depressor

Scleral Depressor Commissioned

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and collaborator Gil Binenbaum, MD at the University of Pennsylvania was recently awarded a seed grant from the UPENN Vision Research Center to investigate changes in pediatric intraocular pressure with scleral depression. The University of Utah Pediatric Injury Biomechanics lab will design and manufacture the computer controlled depressor in order to assist...

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