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Penn State University Purchases SynDaver Models

1/12/2015 — Her name is Synthia, and she’s approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 125 pounds. Synthia is the newest addition to Penn State Shenango and its Biology Department. Shenango students became acquainted with her this fall while working in their anatomy course labs. “Synthia is our new, female SynDaver™ model,” said Instructor in […]

Synthetic Death at the University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa’s biology department will soon be able to enhance hands-on experience with synthetic cadavers. The biology department will receive the four specimens in coffin-sized packages filled with seawater spring semester; after that, biology students will no longer dissect cat cadavers as part of their learning in the biology program.   Read […]

Central New Mexico CC Gets Synthetic Cadavers

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Students at Central New Mexico Community College have learned about the human body from cadavers for years. Now those cadavers have been replaced by synthetic, but very realistic cadavers. CNM received two synthetic cadavers, running at about $50,000 each, from the company SynDaver Labs this summer. Before the synthetic cadavers, CNM’s anatomy and physiology […]

Cindy, the User-Friendly Cadaver

Mark Danley carefully pulls on a pair of latex gloves, then uncovers the lifeless adult female form on the table. He folds back the two flaps of her severed chest, exposing the heart, lungs and other internal organs. For just a moment, a slightly sharp chemical odor drifts from the body. Four young women look […]

Synthetic Cadaver Lab Opens at Stanbridge College

Stanbridge College Opens the First Synthetic Human Cadaver Lab on the West Coast With Fully Synthetic Human Cadavers From SynDaver™ Labs for Its Healthcare Programs IRVINE, CA–(Marketwired – Nov 4, 2014) – Stanbridge College, a private college that offers Master, Bachelor, and Associate of Science degree and diploma programs in Healthcare and Information Technology, has […]

Synthetic Cadavers Bring Anatomy Education to Life

The synthetic cadavers, called Syndavers, are head-to-toe replicas of the human body, from skin with fat tissue to elastic tendons and ligaments to squishy organs to rigid bones. Made by the Tampa, Fla. company Syndaver Labs, they consist of 85 percent water (similar to a human body) and a variety of fibers, along with different […]

With Synthetic Cadavers, Students Learn Real-Life Skills

In the operating room, precision comes with practice. As technology continues to advance, surgical training exercises look very much like real surgeries. “This is a complete game changer,” says Dr. Luis Llerena, a surgeon who oversees USF’s state of the art Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, located in downtown Tampa. “It’s no longer […]