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Handheld Ultrasound Diagnosis of COVID-19, a CCTS COVID-19 Inventor Showcase Event

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Turnaround times and accessibility can be an issue with existing COVID-19 diagnostic tests and there is a need for better, faster COVID-19 diagnostic tools for the masses. Register to learn how an Ohio State civil, environmental and geodetic engineering professor, Professor Alper Yilmaz, and Ph.D. student Shehan Perera combined ultrasound and AI for faster COVID-19 detection.

The novel technology combines ultrasound scans of the lung with deep learning technology to identify COVID-19. Diagnosis takes less than 10 minutes, including scanning time.

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About the Series

The Translational Innovation Program (formerly Optimizing Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship of Biomedical Research program) of the CCTS in partnership with the Corporate Engagement Office and Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Office of Technology Commercialization launched a new Monthly Panel Speaker Series in June 2020 in response to the urgent need for academic innovations to combat the global pandemic. This series will feature some of the experts who are working together at an unprecedented pace.to fight against COVID-19 on the front lines of innovation.



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