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Jessica Traver named to Forbes "30 Under 30" List

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Jessica Traver (BSME '14, MSME '17) has been highlighted in Forbes "30 Under 30," a list highlighting pioneers and entrepreneurs under 30 years old.

As part of a fellowship with the Texas Medical Center in Houston, she identified that spinal taps had become a "bottleneck procedure" — often taking too long, requiring multiple attempts, and causing undue pain for the patients. She then co-founded a company call IntuiTap Medical, creating a device that effectively pre-visualizes and senses whether a spinal tap needle is being placed correctly. The device is about to begin clinical testing in Houston.

At Purdue, Jessica studied biomechanics under Dr. Eric Nauman, and also participated in concussion research with the Purdue Neurotrauma Group.

IntuiTap Medical: