UBC students design watch-like device that can detect overdoses

ViceCTV, and CKNW featured an overdose detection device created by UBC students that will soon be tested at an overdose prevention site.

Opiod Crisis team, winners of the Faculty of Medicine Interdisciplinary Award including BME-MASc students Prashant Pandey and Sampath Satti

Sampath Satti, a biomedical engineering master’s student, said his team was motivated by the overdose problem in B.C. and that his team hopes to make the device available to people who need them.