DUVS: UV-based Sterilization System to Reduce Surgical Site Infections

Unmet Medical Need:  Surgical site infections continue to be a problem worldwide, leading to a significant number of patient deaths each year.

Envisioned Healthcare Product:  The envisioned product is an operating Room sterilization system based on a single-wavelength of ultraviolet light that can selectively kill bacteria and viruses without damaging human cells/tissues, allowing extended exposure needed in the OR setting.

Stage of Development: Licensed, Industry

October 2013 UPDATE

June 2015 UPDATE License Agreement

June 2016 UPDATE

June 2016 UPDATE

Columbia-Coulter Funding Cycle: 2013-2014