Success Story

National Institutes of Health highlights success of ONAMI Gap Company Neuramedica

ONAMI Gap Company Neuramedica highlighted as key success story in technology and workforce diversity by the National Institutes of Health.

Neuramedica, an ONAMI Gap company, was recently highlighted as a key success story in both technology development and workforce diversity by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).  The NINDS is an Institute within the National Institutes of Health that aims to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease. of the National Institues of Health.

NeuraMedica is an early-stage Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) startup focused on the development of a novel, bioabsorbable surgical clip for durotomy closure.  The NeuraMedica Dural Clip is an innovative advancement in durotomy closure. NeuraMedica is developing the Dural Clip for use by both neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons for closure of the dura mater. The clips are bioabsorbable (dissolve in the human body) and radiolucent (invisible to imaging) and they are applied with a custom, disposable applicator.  NeuraMedica has received development grants from the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) through the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI).

Read the full success story of Neuramedica and CEO Rachel Dreilinger here -