This fall, I transitioned to becoming chief of pediatric orthopedics at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. While that was excitement enough, I also had the time to enter my invention into the prestigious NYU 300K competition and to my surprise, our team has entered the quarterfinals! It has been incredibly exciting to learn a new skill — business! I’ve never known how to market or pitch an idea, but the competition has boot camps that teach exactly that. I will keep you posted on the outcome, but whatever it may be the journey has already been a reward.
One of the most amazing things about working at a major university is having access to innovation. I've got lots of projects on the go - more on those to come - but recently the NY Daily News reported on one of the first patients with whom I had the honor of working. Read about Robby Foley's nerve recovery in this article: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/rusk-rehabilitation-docs-enabled-young-man-motoring-article-1.3391518.
Creating a new device for the upper extremity in patients with cerebral palsy... in process...
Dr. Chu is creating an innovative device for neuromuscular disorders in cerebral palsy patients!