Rowan University Professor Develops Robot to Assist in Orthopedic SurgeryLast Edited:
Patients with broken bones may soon undergo more successful surgeries thanks to the work of an Assistant Research Professor at Rowan University.
Dr. Mohammad Abedin-Nasab developed a robot that will be able to assist surgeons treating patients with a broken femur or other bones that will enable patients to heal faster and with fewer complications.
The University City Science Center recently awarded Abedin-Nasab with one of only three "Proven as Demonstrated," also known as Q.E.D. Program grants of $100,000 to develop his Robossis-orthopedic surgical robot.
Robossis will assist surgeons with pre-operative planning and surgery.
For patients, the added benefits include less exposure to radiation, fewer and shorter hospital stays, a lower risk of infection, and less blood loss.
This is the first time the University City Science Center has awarded Q.E.D. funding to a Rowan Professor.
Abedin-Nasab is a Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University.
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