NYU and ORamaVR are awarded the prestigious FARE award

The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons presents NYU and ORamaVR with the prestigious FARE award

New York, USA: The New York University and ORamaVR received the prestigious AAHKS Fare Grant Award on May 8th during the AAHKS Spring meeting, for their joined groundbreaking clinical study. The purpose of this study is to assess the skill transfer, educational value, and validity of a virtual reality (VR) surgical simulator for total hip arthroplasty.

“We anticipate that life-like immersive VR will facilitate and enhance the transfer of surgical skills to real-world surgical procedures, allowing for improved proficiency in the operating room” – Prof. Bill Macaulay, NYU

“This ground-breaking, large-scale clinical study aims to establish for the first time in the bibliography clear % gains via VR medical simulation in a) training time reduction b) success rates and c) training cost reduction with commodity VR hardware” – Prof. Eleftherios Tsiridis, ORamaVR CMO

More details of the award are available online on page 14 here: http://www.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/aahks-update-may-2018-web.pdf

About ORamaVR:

ORamaVR is medical VR technology startup that aims to transform medical education and training. Co-founders of ORamaVR are Prof. George Papagiannakis, Prof. Eleftherios Tsiridis, Prof. Panos Trahanias as well as the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas. ORamaVR was founded in August 2016, receiving 500K EUR capital investment from the PJTech Catalyst VC fund in Greece. The Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as well as the Papageorgiou University Hospital have been fully endorsing the company and mission.

Media Contact:

Prof. Eleftherios Tsiridis, PhD, MD
ORamaVR Chief Medical Officer, Vice President
+30 2310390599

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