Media Articles

Peoria surgeon is studying VR to prepare for surgery

December 19, 2019 - Peoria Journal Star

Dr. Sonia Orcutt shares her experiences working with virtual reality as a tool for surgical planning and education


Virtual Reality in Higher Education: Elevating the Transfer of Knowledge

August 1, 2019 - Ed Tech Magazine

Colleges deliver personalized learning experiences with custom VR content.


Could virtual reality platform developed in Peoria revolutionize learning?

June 4, 2018 - Peoria Journal Star

Dr. Bramlet and his team of engineers have developed education software that makes the leap from Powerpoint slides to virtual simulation environments.


From Medicine To Mars: Virtual Reality And The Future Of Data Visualization

May 24, 2017 - Forbes

One promising application of VR for data visualization is emerging at OSF HealthCare’s Advanced Imaging and Modeling program in Illinois, where doctors are combining VR and 3D printing.


Hospitals printing 3-D hearts to help in surgeries

October 23, 2016 - Chicago Tribune

The night before operating on 2-year-old Myla Kramer, her surgeon held a copy of her heart, produced on a 3-D printer, in his hands.


3-D printing is revolutionizing surgery

March 22, 2014 - Cranes Chicago Business


3D-Printed Hearts Help Surgeons Save Babies' Lives

November 19, 2014 - Live Science

Replicas of the human heart that are made on 3D printers could help save babies' lives, new research suggests.