Laser tissue welding is a combination surgical device that uses human serum albumin coagulated to form a tissue seal instantly when illuminated by a laser beam, for achieving instant hemostasis even in the presence of coagulation failure.

Grants and Awards:

2006-2007: Phase I SBIR Commercialization Grant - National Institutes of Health.

2007-2008: Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) awarded a research matching grant from the office of the Governor

2009-2010: Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Grant  (QTDP)

2010-2012: Phase II SBIR Commercialization Grant award- National Institutes of Health (Liver Sealing)

2012-2015: Fast Track SBIR Commercialization Grant - National Institutes of Health (Kidney Sealing)

2016-2019: Direct to Phase II SBIR Commercialization Grant- National Institutes Of Health (Pancreas Sealing)

Disclosure: *The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved the Laser Tissue Welding System for general use.

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DEMO DAY VIDEO PRESENTATION Yasmin Wadia, Laser Tissue Welding Inc.

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4/8/2012 6:36:51 AM
November 15, 2008: The Business Makers Interview
Episode 180: Flashback— Yasmin Wadia, Laser Tissue Welding Inc.
Russ Capper reports in from the Houston Technology Showcase with a discussion with Dr. Yasmin Wadia, inventor of a laser tissue welding device, a “point and shoot” process that fuses tissue and stops bleeding immediately. This sutureless process could change the future of surgery and recovery. Click to navigate
4/7/2012 10:18:14 AM
Dr. Yasmin Wadia honored as 'Woman Entrepreneur of the Year'
Four prominent Indian Americans were honoured for their entrepreneurship and community services by the Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH).
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06/20/2011: Companies To Watch: Larta NIH-CAP 2010/11 Participant Laser Tissue Welding

Larta NIH-CAP 2010/11 Participant Laser Tissue Welding

Laser Tissue Welding (LTW), a current NIH Commercialization Assistant Program participant (NIH-CAP), is a privately owned biotherapeutic medical device company located in Humble Texas, and was founded and incorporated in Delaware in 2004. LTW’s innovation is a new paradigm in surgical care, an enabling combination surgical device that seals hemorrhage and fluid leaks accurately, instantly on demand without burning. The technology uses a diode laser and two human serum albumin biodegradable bio-materials to enable surgical interventions on vascular solid visceral organs as the liver, kidney and spleen and hemostasis in coagulopathic patients requiring surgery..Read more


11/20/2008 12:00:00 AM
Podcast: LTW Texas Life Sciences Conference Presentation
The Thursday Commercialization Forum showcased promising technologies from research institutions, a number of Texas’ most innovative and exciting life science companies, including finalist start-ups from the Emerging Technology Fund. Click to download.