Deep Blue Medical Advances, Inc.

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Duke Inventor(s):

Howard Levinson, MD

Deep Blue Medical Advances, Inc. is a start-up company founded in 2014 by a Duke plastic surgeon, Howard Levinson, MD. The company has been advancing a hernia mesh with enhanced anchoring strength to resist wounds from gapping and bursting open, as well as a suture anchoring device to overcome large suture knots associated with wide sutures. In separate efforts, Dr. Levinson is working on additional translational projects including an anti-biofouling Foley catheter, a non-invasive light imaging technology to diagnose skin disorders, and tissue-engineered skin that resists contraction.