Stage of Development: Phase 1
Team: Ben Thomson, Vicky Vo, Nasser Abukhdei, Ahmad Saleh
The dialysis machine aims to remove excess water, solutes and toxins from the blood of patients to manage metabolic imbalances when the body cannot. Hemodialysis is life-saving management for patients worldwide suffering from kidney failure, and thus are highly sought after in high and low-resource settings alike. However, the high cost of hemodialysis machines is in part responsible for the kidney health disparity between high- and low-income countries, emphasizing the need for low-cost high-quality dialysis care equipment.
Started in 2019, background research on the device is ongoing.
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