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Unmet Clinical Need

Intracranial hypertension (IH) from hydrocephalus causes brain injury. Timely treatment is hindered by the lack of tools for IH detection. 

Proposed Healthcare Solution

Non-invasive detection of elevated intracranial pressure with near-infrared light

Development Stage

Clinical Testing

Funding Cycle



Wesley B. Baker, PhD
Todd J. Kilbaugh, MD
Daniel J. Licht, MD
Arjun G. Yodh, PhD
Tiffany S. Ko, PhD


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