Medical Robotics Magazine

The first and only commercial feature medical robotics news magazine, founded February 2007 by John J. Otrompke, JD, consultant and publisher


Medical Robotics Magazine is the world's first and only commercial feature news magazine devoted to all aspect of the medical robotics industry- including robotic surgery, physical therapy robots, hospital orderlies, and other topics related to robotic medicine. As a feature magazine, Medical Robotics features interviews, business news, conference coverage and editorials, as well as a generous portion of articles written by noteworthy robotics surgeons as well as clinical trials reports. MR has been on-line since 2007, and first appeared in print in January of 2008 at the annual meeting of MIRA (the Minimally Invasive Robotics Association) in Rome, Italy. Medical Robotics Magazine is copyrighted, features a nascent Board of Editorial Advisors, and is indexed by the U.S. Library of Congress. All contents (c) 2011 John J. Otrompke, JD Contact: John J. Otrompke, JD 646-730-0179

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Prominent Engineer in the Field of Medical Robotics Joins Editorial Advisory Board

Professor Hsiao-Wei Tang, PhD, Joins the Board

   Medical Robotics Magazine welcomes the addition of Professor Hsiao-Wei Tang, PhD, to the editorial advisory board. Professor Tang is Director of the International Center of Excellence in Medical Robot, a part of Institut de Recherche contre les Cancers de l’Appareil Digestif/European Institute of TeleSurgery (IRCAD-EITS).

   Dr. Tang, also Adjunct Assistant Professor, National Cheng Kung University in Tainan City, Taiwan, previously designed the experimental VESALIUS Robot.

   “The new Center of Excellence is not intended to be limited to Taiwan only,” Tang said. “My idea is to make the Center of Excellence the meeting place of new surgical techniques and new engineering solutions.”

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