Lexie Metzler
Associate Editor, MDT

Welcome! I am the  new Associate Editor for Medical Design Technology (MDT)! I am a recent William Paterson University graduate with a degree in Communications: Print Journalism and minors in Public Relations and Psychology. During my time at school, I managed the social media for all of the clubs that I participated in and was the copy editor of my university’s newspaper. When I am not writing or editing, I enjoy running (okay, walking a lot), watching Netflix, reading, spending way too much time on Pinterest, and shopping! 

Connector makers have responded to the rapidly changing medical industry with products that meet the physical requirements, electrical performance needs, and...
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2.20.2018
3:56pm
In this episode of TinkerENG, our hosts are talking about patents ...
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1.30.2018
10:50am
They think it can be used to delivering medicine inside the body ...
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1.29.2018
11:06am
It can be used for things such as drug delivery ...
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1.26.2018
9:53am
What will happen next?
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1.25.2018
10:55am
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Our hosts are talking about Kirby Kendall’s Todo Pod ...
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1.24.2018
9:46am
This 3D printing is able to improve the cell adhesion and PDMS polymer strength ...
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1.23.2018
9:25am
Can this robot help find the cure?
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1.22.2018
11:01am
This device by AVACEN Medical Inc. is designed to provide relief of autistic behvaior ...
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1.19.2018
10:30am
Scientists have been figuring out ways to make stainless steel safer ...
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1.18.2018
9:56am
The code is being used for MRIs but can also help to diagnose prostate cancer ...
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1.17.2018
9:24am
One reason behind this is because many technicians scan the wrong organ ...
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1.16.2018
8:26am
Specifically, it helps babies have the correct sleeping posture and has a volume control system embedded into it ...
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1.15.2018
8:57am
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It has been done to help alliviate the problem that over 2 billion peole in the world do not have access to corrective lenses, according to MIT ...
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1.12.2018
8:30am
The device is able to measure UV exposure, and sticks to the fingernail ...
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1.11.2018
9:31am
This can help people who are trying to lose weight, better target where they need treatment ...
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1.10.2018
9:41am
The device, InBody570, is able to track the user's weight, muscle mass, and percent body fat from previous tests, according to InBody ...
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1.9.2018
8:42am
Spectratech Inc. has developed new equipment for brain mapping ...
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1.8.2018
10:51am
The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has found a way to advance microscopes and other medical devices ...
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1.5.2018
9:42am
Researchers have designed cancer cell models to help predict the outcomes for patients ...
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1.4.2018
11:09am
Specifically, the researchers have created an organ-on-a-chip that models atherosclerosis ...
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1.3.2018
9:50am
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Researchers from MIT Sloan School of Management created an ambulance cart that could help villagers get to healthcare facilities ...
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1.2.2018
9:22am
Just a little holiday message for you ...
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12.22.2017
8:06am
The toast baker is one of the products that the team has chosen to move forward with to create and get on the market ...
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12.22.2017
8:04am
The software includes ultrasound technology that helps those with congenial heart defects ...
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12.21.2017
12:07pm
UL is now offering a 30-minute recording of this presentation. Audience members will learn how these regulations will impact the ability to sustain medical...
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12.20.2017
3:51pm
Check out the video to see what is has been doing for the industry ...
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12.20.2017
9:55am
It can be used to test chemical and pharmaceutical drugs without using a human or animal ...
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12.19.2017
9:22am
What really goes into making them?
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12.18.2017
10:33am
This could allow us to see viruses on the surface of cells ...
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12.14.2017
4:21pm
The second they got home, Dwayne went onto YouTube, looking up how to make a prosthetic eye for his daughter ...
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12.14.2017
3:42pm
Recently, they have found that using a stainless steel alloy material helps to fight bacteria ...
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12.14.2017
11:07am
It is designed for people who have suffered heart attacks ...
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12.13.2017
9:46am
This bionic arm is a step closer to Luke Skywalker's ...
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12.12.2017
8:58am
Engineers from the University of California San Diego have developed a smart phone case that is able to test blood glucose on the go ...
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12.11.2017
9:09am
They can be used to improve surgical outcomes ...
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12.8.2017
8:52am
Didditt is a small IoT device that helps users, “stick to their goals and track [their] progress,” Jester explains ...
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12.7.2017
9:09am
The campaign raised awareness about the available technology for checking glucose ...
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12.7.2017
9:05am
The technology can be used to create things such as implants and ingestibles ...
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12.6.2017
8:43am