HMRI has partnered with the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont in a program where students will help determine if some of HMRI’s patented products have commercial potential, reports San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

Madelyn Low, 25, of Pomona is part of a four-person team that’s evaluating HMRI’s sleep apnea device. It’s a mouthpiece that delivers a mild electric shock to the tongue whenever it recedes to the back of the throat and begins to cut off air flow to the lungs.