First-year Cornell veterinary student Sean Bellefeuille runs a business that prints 3D anatomical models for surgeons and students. Sean Bellefeuille was an undergraduate studying biomedical engineering in upstate New York when he got an unusual request in fall 2017.
An emergency veterinary hospital near Rochester, New York, was facing a difficult orthopedic case. A medium-sized dog named Winston had a rare deformity in his femur that needed surgery. The surgeon reached out to the biomedical engineering department at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), where Bellefeuille was a junior, in hope of assistance. To prepare for the procedure, the surgeon wanted to examine a 3D-printed anatomical model of the bone.
Sean Bellefeuille, a first-year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine, plans to launch a startup that produces anatomical models of animals with a 3D printer. “The department funneled it down to me and a couple other […]
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