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Wilbraham, MA, United States

Western New England University is a private university in Springfield, Massachusetts. Academic programs are provided through its College of Arts and science, College of Business, College of Engineering, School of Law, and College of Pharmacy.In recognition of its master's and doctoral programs, the institution officially changed its name from Western New England College to Western New England University on July 1, 2011. This marked the return of "university" to the school's name, exactly 60 years after separating from Northeastern University. It had long been classified as a university by the Carnegie Foundation.The university is a member of the Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield and a partner in the Hartford-Springfield Region's Knowledge Corridor Initiative. Instruction is provided entirely by university faculty instead of teaching assistants or graduate students. Wikipedia.


Patent
Western New England University | Date: 2012-03-06

A device for a biopsy procedure using a probe is provided. The probe, such as a needle, has an inner bore. A tamponade device is provided having a stem portion and an expandable portion, the tamponade device is sized to fit within the probe inner bore. The expandable portion is changeable between a first size and a second size with the second size being larger than the first size. A sheath disposed about the expandable portion, the sheath sized to fit within the probe inner bore. The expandable portion applies direct pressure to a hemorrhage location when inflated to the second size.


Patent
Western New England University | Date: 2012-03-09

A breast cavity spacer device, such as for use with a percutaneous lumpectomy, is provided. The device includes a body having a projection on one end. The body has a bore extending there through. A catheter is disposed at least partially within the bore. A balloon member is fluidly coupled on one end of the catheter, the balloon member having an elliptical shape.


Patent
Western New England University | Date: 2015-01-12

A breast cavity spacer device, such as for use with a percutaneous lumpectomy, is provided. The device includes a body having a projection on one end. The body has a bore extending there through. A catheter is disposed at least partially within the bore. A balloon member is fluidly coupled on one end of the catheter, the balloon member having an elliptical shape.


Patent
Western New England University | Date: 2012-05-25

A water treatment system is provided. The system includes a first container and a pump fluidly coupled to the first container. A filter is fluidly coupled to the pump opposite the first container. A valve having an inlet fluidly is coupled to the filter opposite the pump, the valve having a first outlet fluidly coupled to the first container and a second outlet. At least one UV germicidal light is fluidly coupled to the second outlet, wherein a fluid from the second outlet flows over at least a portion of the length of the at least one UV germicidal light. A second container is fluidly coupled to the second conduit. At least one electrical generator is configured to couple with a bicycle, the at least one electrical generator being electrically coupled to provide electrical power to the at least one UV germicidal bulb and the pump.


Patent
Western New England University | Date: 2013-05-07

A wearable article for detecting an impact to the head is provided. The wearable article includes a first flexible layer and a second flexible layer. A sensor is disposed between the first flexible layer and the second flexible layer. An indicator device is operably coupled to the sensor, the indicator device being configured to to provide a visual indication of the level of the impact.

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