Dr. Birk's believes that screws can’t be the best and only answer to spine surgery. In this news story from TBR Newsmedia you can read about the new Institute for Engineering-Driven Medicine at Stony Brook University. The Institute is a collaboration between Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, headed by Fotis Sotiropoulos, and the University’s Renaissance School of Medicine led by Kenneth Kaushansky, dean of Stony Brook University’s Renaissance School of Medicine.
The dream is to develop new 21st Century technologies for the advancement of spine surgery, and Dr. Birk is grateful for the opportunity to work with the Stony Brook team.
See the full article "New Stony Brook University unit seeks to help doctors realize ‘crazy sci-fi’ ideas" on TBR Newsmedia.