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Maryland-based NanoBioFAB partners with West Virginia University to improve AI-powered clinical simulators


The name may not slide off the tongue just yet, but NanoBioFAB, a minority woman-owned nanotech startup in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. is hoping to revolutionize medical mannequins. And, they’re partnering with West Virginia University to try to do so.

The company, which creates million-scale nanomaterial used in applications ranging from routine health monitoring to cancer detection, is working with WVU to improve clinical simulators. The effort, initiated through the Defense Health Agency Small Business Innovation Research program, is underway at NanoBioFAB’s Frederick, Maryland, base of operations, as well as the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) at WVU.

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