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Organ Printing with Better Bio-Ink

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC Okanagan’s Keekyoung Kim Researches Bio Ink
Bioprinters require an “ink” that produces uniform droplets. In most instances today that ink [MORE]

Gene Therapy Nanoparticles that Enhance CAR-T Therapy

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CAR-Engineered T-Cell
Some of the excitement over chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for cancer has diminished following the first patient [MORE]

RNA Sequencing with a Microfluidics Device

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single Cell RNA Sequencing
In order to map a brain, investigators have to show different cells types, and differences in each [MORE]

Engineering a Breathing Lung

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineering Using Functional Vascularized Lung Scaffold
Columbia University bioengineers have created the first functional lung (rodent) with perfusable and healthy vasculature.  [MORE]

A Bathroom Scale with a College Education

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

PhysioSensing Pad
Mark Twain said cauliflower was just broccoli with a college education. Something like that might be said of this [MORE]

Preventing Blood Culture Contamination

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SteriPath-Gen2
Even with wiping the skin with an alcohol swab before taking a blood draw, skin bacteria can contaminate the sample [MORE]

A Cancer-Sniffing Pen

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MasSpec Pen for Cancer Diagnosis
Using a pen-like device, engineers at the University of Texas at Austin were able to apply [MORE]

MRI Mapping of Carotid Artery Plaque to Predict Stroke

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Based on T2 Mapping
An MRI scan can determine the size of a plaque in the carotid arteries, but cannot [MORE]

Tracking “Smart Pills”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Illustration of ATOMS
Remember the “submarine” that travels through the blood stream in the 1966 movie, Fantastic Voyage? That fantasy actually [MORE]

A 3-D Printed Microfluidics Device

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Microfluidic Device
In a process named “digital light processing stereolithography (DLP-SLA),” engineers at Brigham Young University have created the [MORE]

An Injectable Tissue Patch

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Tissue Scaffold
Rather than repair heart damage using open chest surgery, engineers at the University of Toronto have created an [MORE]

SPED: Self-Powered Electrochemical Device, POC Diagnostic

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SPED POC Diagnostic Device
A paper-based diagnostic device that detects biomarkers and identifies infectious diseases by electrochemical analysis with reporting by [MORE]

A New Kind of “Tissue Paper”

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Paper Made From Organs
In a multistep process (see the video), biochemists at Northwestern University have taken animal tissues, minced [MORE]

A Hydroelectric Power Plant in Your Blood Vessels

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Vessel
Bioengineers at Fudan University (Shanghai) have built what they call a “fiber shaped fluidic nanogenerator” which is small enough [MORE]