ObeEnd weight loss wristband's mechanism and effects- BC-567

Desired discipline(s): Engineering - biomedical, Engineering, Engineering - computer / electrical, Epidemiology / Public health and policy, Life Sciences, Human physical performance and recreation, Medicine
Company: WAT Medical Enterprise Inc.
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 02/08/2021
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Canada
No. of positions: 1-2
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About the company: 

WAT Med is a company which focuses on the development of precise, wearable and smart medical products. With a team of devoted staff leading in the field of medical research and development, an efficient and convenient medical service is being provided for individuals worldwide.

Please describe the project.: 

The key objective of ObeEnd is to promote weight loss by helping its users achieve energy balance. It does so through the following mechanisms:

Appetite reduction: Through precise electrical stimulation of PC6, several activities involved in energy intake, namely gastric acid secretion, gastric peristalsis, gastro myoelectrical activity, would be significantly reduced. This would lead to control over long term appetite.
White Adipose Tissue Browning: White adipose tissue (WAT) is involved in energy storage. ObeEnd would electrically stimulate the conversion of WAT into brown adipose tissue (BAT), which is involved in heat generation. The user's own body would be stimulated to metabolize the stored body fat.
Post-Exercise Recovery & Exercise Enhancement: Through electroacupuncture stimulation, which has been clinically demonstrated to improve both exercise performance and post-exercise recovery for athletes, ObeEnd optimizes the fitness activities for its users and promote long term workout habit.
We are seeking researchers to verify the mechanism and the effects of ObeEnd weight loss wristband. 

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Medical scientists.
  • Clinical physicians.
  • Biomedical engineers.