PhD student Derek Dashti won top prize and $5,000 in the first ever Novel Tech Challenge for Tulane students. The competition asked students to come up with a solution for a real-world problem and build a prototype, and Derek has developed a novel medical device to regenerate a damaged esophagus for patients with cancer, extremely severe regurgitation of stomach acid, birth defects, and other conditions.

April 21, 2015 — Read more at Tulane News