Dr. Victor Gura is a world-renowned board-certified internist, nephrologist, and inventor of the revolutionary Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK™), a portable, ergonomically designed dialysis device that enables patients to experience the benefits of daily dialysis while performing their normal, day-to-day routines. The WAK™'s unique design helps eliminate fluid on a regular basis to reduce strain on the kidneys, lungs, and heart while also reducing blood pressure.
Topics covered include:
• Unmet needs with artificial organs
• The design thinking, and technology deployed in the product development process
• How the first human trial of the (WAK™) demonstrated the proof of concept of the device