Nussbaumer & Clarke, consulting engineers and surveyors, named Sheila Ransbottom a senior project engineer in its transportation/traffic group at the firm’s main office in Buffalo. Ransbottom will also serve as the business development manager at the firm’s Ellicottville office. She has 20 years of experience and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Company Connections

Seneca Gaming Corp. launched three high-tech initiatives to reach existing and new guests. It unveiled, a play-for-fun online gaming site, as well as apps for mobile devices and redesigned websites for each of the three Seneca Casino properties in Western New York. The company partnered with GTECH G2, a provider to the iGaming and sports-betting industry, to launch It also partnered with Bally Technologies to create and launch apps for mobile devices for each of its three casino properties.


Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Nuclear Cardiology Medicine, Program, was granted a three-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, recognizing that the hospital’s program has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts.


Title: Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use

No.: RE43,902

Inventors: Hopkins, Leo N. (Buffalo); Khosravi, Farhad (San Mateo, Calif.); Salahieh, Amr (Campbell, Calif.); Demond, Jackson F. (Santa Cruz, Calif.); Lepak, Jonah (Santa Cruz, Calif.); Ramee, Stephen (New Orleans); Krolik, Jeff A. (Campbell, Calif.); Renati, Richard (San Jose, Calif.)

Assignee: Incept LLC (San Mateo, Calif.)

Date issued: Jan. 1, 2013