BMC CFTCC Create to Innovate for Cancer Cure first prize goes to Taste Defense!

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The National Institute of Health-funded Boston Medical Center’s Center for Future Technologies Create to Innovate for Cancer Cure announced their winners.

  1. $1000 first prize- Taste Defense, a Mouthwash and Taste Modification Device for Patients on Chemotherapy.  Team members included Ian Butterworth, Nicholas Woolf, Andrew Brown, and Osasere Evbuomwan.
  2. $500 second prize- Aseco, Tampon Based Cervical Cancer Screening Test.  Team members included Shwetika Kumar and Chhavi Goenka.
  3. $250 third prize- Pikkumo, Cloud-based Patient Care Coordination Devices.  Team members included Alex Tanchoco, Raphael Landaverde, and Matthew Kramer.

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(Written by Jennifer Joe, MD,,

Jennifer M. Joe, MD

Jennifer M. Joe, MD

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