Our Sponsors:

Duke University

Duke University’s Department of Anesthesia and Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics are leaders in research in both the clinical and engineering sciences, and integral parts of the Schools of Medicine and Engineering. Duke University participation brings immediate expertise to assist with technical reviews and an avenue for continuing medical education credits. Additionally, Duke University is an academic center with broad expertise in development and use of patient monitoring technologies, with Duke University Hospital recognized as the 7th best hospital in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.

University of Lübeck

The Departments of Anesthesiology and Biotechnology at the University of Lübeck remain leaders in the development and testing of medical devices and have been commissioned by the European Union to create and refine a pulse oximeter calibration device.

Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA)

STA is an international organization of physicians, engineers, students and others with an interest in anesthesia-related technologies. Membership is open to all who are interested. The journal, Anesthesia & Analgesia is STA's official publication, which previously published the proceedings of ISIAPO 2002 (S1 supplement for 2002) and has consented to publish the proceedings of ISIAMOV 2007. The Society's mission is to improve the quality of patient care by improving technology and its application. Notably, STA was also a co-sponsor of ISIAPO 2002.

Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)

The mission of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is to promote and protect public health by ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices and the safety of radiological products. The Center's mission requires working with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, ranging from consumers to medical professionals to the regulated device industry. CDRH regulates medical device manufacturers throughout the total product life cycle of a device using premarket and postmarket tools. CDRH is a science-based organization with researchers involved in test methods development, risk assessments, forensic investigations, product evaluations, and technology forecasting.



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