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Register to join us for the Jacobs Institute Open House

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: The Jacobs Institute, 875 Ellicott St., Buffalo, New York

What: Meet experts at the forefront of 3D printing in medicine and learn firsthand how to:

  • Use MRI and CT images to construct anatomically correct 3D models for education, training, clinical care and device testing
  • Incorporate 3D models into surgical planning to improve patient outcomes
  • Take advantage of 3D printing to enhance clinical operations and enable new service lines and research
  • Implement an effective and viable 3D printing center within a research hospital environment


8:15 am - Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am - Welcome
Pam Marcucci, Assistant VP, Corporate Development, Communications & Training, The Jacobs Institute (JI)
8:45 am - Physician Experiences using 3D Printed Models to Plan for Complex Procedures: Neuro-endovascular, Interventional Cardiac and Structural Heart
Adnan Siddiqui, MD, PhD, FAHA, FAANS, Chief Medical Officer, JI
Vijay Iyer, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI, Director, Structural Heart Program, Kaleida Health
9:30 am - 3D Printing for Surgical Planning 101: Setting Up a 3D Printing Program and The Technical Process for Converting Scans to Printable Files
Rick Ducharme, Senior Product Development Engineer, JI
Karen Meess, Biomedical Engineer, JI
10:15 am - 3D Printing for Medical Applications
Mary Christie, Senior Marketing Manager, Healthcare Solutions, Stratasys
10:45 am - Clot Retrieval Demo
Rhys James, Clinical Training Engineer, JI
11:15 am - Engineering Models and Use of 3D Printing for Medical Device Testing and Development
Mike Springer, VP, Innovation & Operations, JI
12:00 pm - Lunch and Discussion

  • MakerBot Logo
  • Stratasys Direct Manufacturing Logo