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Pratap  Khanwilkar
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Pratap Khanwilkar

Vice-President, Product Development, Incube Labs
Founder/CEO. Ignition Key LLC, a medical device management consultancy
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2006-
Sezai Innovation Award, International Society Rotary Blood Pumps, 1995,1999 and 2010.
Utah Pathfinder 2008 Award
B. Tech (Honours), Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1984
M.S. Bioengineering, University of Utah, 1987
MBA, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, University of Utah, 1992
Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Utah, 2005

Research

Development and commercialization of innovative and disruptive medical technology


Current Research

* Development and Commercialization of Medical Devices
* Organizational Development and Growth: Start-Up to Public Company
* Entrepreneurship and Innovation
* Management of Technology-Based Products and Organizations
* New Product Development and Clinical Introduction


Selected Publications

Bearnson GB, Olsen DB, Khanwilkar PS, Long JW, Sinnott M, Kumar A, Allaire PE, Baloh M, Decker J, Implantable centrifugal pump with hybrid magnetic bearings. ASAIO J 1998 Sep-Oct;44(5):M733-6

Bearnson GB, Olsen DB, Khanwilkar PS, Long JW, Allaire PE, Maslen EH, Pulsatile operation of a centrifugal ventricular assist device with magnetic bearings. ASAIO J 1996 Sep-Oct;42(5):M620-4

Bearnson GB, Maslen EH, Olsen DB, Allaire PE, Khanwilkar PS, Long JW, Kim HC, Development of a prototype magnetically suspended rotor ventricular assist device. ASAIO J 1996 Jul-Aug;42(4):275-81

Khanwilkar P, Olsen D, Bearnson G, Allaire P, Maslen E, Flack R, Long J, Using hybrid magnetic bearings to completely suspend the impeller of a ventricular assist device. Artif Organs 1996 Jun;20(6):597-604

Khanwilkar P, Olsen D, Bearnson G, Allaire P, Maslen E, Flack R, Long J, Using Hybrid Magnetic Bearings to Completely Suspend the Impeller of a Ventricular Assist Device. Artif Organs 1996 May;20(5):597-604

Chiang BY, Pantalos GM, Burns GL, Long JW, Khanwilkar PS, Everett SD, Mohammad SF, Olsen DB, Oxygen metabolism in animals with total artificial hearts. ASAIO J 1994 Jul-Sep;40(3):M510-3

Chiang BY, Pantalos G, Burns GL, Long JW, Khanwilkar PS, Everett SD, Mohammad SF, Olsen DB, Anaerobic threshold in total artificial heart animals. ASAIO J 1994 Jul-Sep;40(3):M335-8

Tatsumi E, Khanwilkar PS, Rowles JR, Chiang BY, Burns GL, Long JW, Hansen AC, Holfert JW, Bearnson GB, Crump KR, In vivo long-term evaluation of the Utah electrohydraulic total artificial heart. ASAIO J 1993 Jul-Sep;39(3):M373-80

Tatsumi E, Diegel PD, Holfert JW, Dew PA, Crump KR, Hansen AC, Khanwilkar PS, Rowles JR, Olsen DB, A blood pump with an interatrial shunt for use as an electrohydraulic total artificial heart. ASAIO J 1992 Jul-Sep;38(3):M425-30

Rowles JR, Khanwilkar PS, Diegel PD, Hansen AC, Bearnson GB, Smith KD, Tatsumi E, Olsen DB, Development of a totally implantable artificial heart. ASAIO J 1992 Jul-Sep;38(3):M713-6

Smith K, Olsen D, Hansen C, Khanwilkar P, Diegel P, Bearnson G, The Utah total artificial heart. Biomed Sci Technol 1992;1(3):84-9

Kim HC, Khanwilkar PS, Crump KC, Smith KD, Bearnson GB, Olsen DB, Development of an automatic control algorithm for the electrohydraulic total artificial heart without transducers. ASAIO Trans 1991 Jul-Sep;37(3):M501-3

Kinoshita M, Hansen CA, Khanwilkar PS, White KR, Olsen DB, Determination of atrial shunt size needed to balance an electrohydraulic total artificial heart. ASAIO Trans 1991 Jul-Sep;37(3):M264-5

Olsen DB, White RK, Long JW, Khanwilkar PS, Right-left ventricular output balance in the totally implantable artificial heart. Int J Artif Organs 1991 Jun;14(6):359-64

Crump KR, Khanwilkar PS, Long JW, Holfert JW, Olsen DB, In vitro analysis of an atrial shunt in balancing an electrohydraulic total artificial heart. ASAIO Trans 1990 Jul-Sep;36(3):M254-7

Long JW Jr, Khanwilkar P, Crump KR, Pantalos GM, Kinoshita M, Kim HC, Olsen DB, Right-left ventricular balance in implanted electrically powered artificial hearts. ASAIO Trans 1990 Jul-Sep;36(3):M287-90