(University of Pittsburgh) With 12 issued US patents in the medical device industry and 5 more pending, University of Pittsburgh Professor William J. Federspiel is among 168 distinguished academic inventors to be named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.Federspiel directs the Medical Devices Lab where they develop much needed clinical devices for the treatment of lung failure, including most recently, compact wearable artificial lungs for adults and children suffering from acute and chronic lung disease.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-12/uop-nao121119.php