© 2019 Vasoptic Medical Inc.

1215 E. Fort Ave Suite 304
Baltimore, MD 21230

Here’s A Look At Some Johns Hopkins Spinoffs

January 17, 2014

 

Johns Hopkins may lag behind its peers when it comes to creating new companies, but that’s not to say the university has been resting on its laurels. Here are a few companies that have Hopkins to thank for getting started.

 

 

Vasoptic Medical Inc.

  • Location: Columbia

  • Year founded: 2012

  • Number of employees: 3

What they do: Vasoptic is designing a tool that can help doctors determine if their diabetes patients are going blind. Blindness among people with diabetes is common, but because blindness develops slowly, there is an opportunity for doctors to take corrective action or at least help patients manage the condition — if they are aware of what’s going on.

 

What’s new: The diagnostic tool is still in the development stage and is preparing for a small study that will give feedback to help improve the device. Vasoptic CEO M. Jason Brooke has set early 2016 as the goal for getting the product to the commercial market.

 

Hopkins connection: Brooke’s business partner Abhishek Regeis the primary inventor of the technology being used in the diagnostic tool. Rege developed the technology as a biomedical engineering student at Hopkins. Brooke said he connected with Rege when Rege decided he wanted to commercialize his discovery.

 

For full story click here.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Recent News

Vasoptic Medical impresses at ARVO 2017

May 30, 2017

Vasoptic Medical's $1.5 million cash infusion pushes it toward FDA approval

April 24, 2017

Title: Ophthalmic examination and disease management with multiple illumination modalities

Patent No. US9492083

Vasoptic receives another patent issuance from The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

November 15, 2016

1/10
Please reload