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A Fingerstick Blood Test for Stroke

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nicholas Dale PhD holding SMARTChip biosensor
Hospitals refer to “the golden hour” for effectively treating stroke victims; reflecting that for every [MORE]

Listening to the Brain with a Graphene Sensor

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene-based transistor neural probe
“Graphene Flagship,” a consortium of 150 research groups, headquartered Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden), has developed [MORE]

Detecting and Preventing Seizures with a Wireless Brain Pacemaker

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Autonomous closed loop neurostimulator
“UC Berkeley researchers have developed a wireless, autonomous, closed-loop neurostimulator that sits outside the head, monitoring electrical [MORE]

Functional Lab-Grown Brain Organoids

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Slice of brain organoid
UCSD neuroscientists have grown stem cells into tissue resembling the brain’s cortex.  Further, those “organoids” display EEG [MORE]

Focused Ultrasound Targets Drug Release in the Brain

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticle delivers drug through focused ultrasound disruption
Innovations in drug delivery seemingly are reported every day.  This piece describes how Stanford [MORE]

Minimally Invasive Brain Monitor

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
RheoSense Non-invsive brain oxygen monitor
Luciole Medical (Zurich, Switzerland) takes its name from the French word for the light-emitting firefly.  Their [MORE]

Quick and Cheap, Brain-in-a-Dish

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UCSD Slice of human brain organoid
In addition to animal models and single cells, drug researchers have organoids derived from reprogrammed [MORE]

Georgetown’s REMBRANT

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioinformatics
REMBRANT is an acronym for Repository for Molecular Brain Neoplasms Data.  Originally, the National Cancer Institute compiled and organized the [MORE]

Computing Cell Fate

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computational models to sort out the chaos medium
Subtle differences in transcription factors determine cell behavior in, say, a heart cell [MORE]

How to Make Organoids

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

How to make a brain organoid
Betty Crocker couldn’t have been clearer: “To grow brain organoids, researchers have traditionally cultured human [MORE]

Reading Brainwaves from Inside the Skull

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuro chip
“Researchers at Purdue University have now developed a brain-reading implant that’s incredibly small and that doesn’t need any on-board batteries [MORE]

Powering Brain Implants with Radio Waves

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wireless charging of medical devices
“Scientists at MIT have developed a wireless system that can power tiny implantable devices in the body, [MORE]

Regenerating Brain Tissue

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain tissue regenerated in mice after stroke
Using an alginate hydrogel infused with vascular endothelial growth factor and other agents, researchers [MORE]

Deep Body Temperature Sensing

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imaging and Sensing Probe
“University of Adelaide researchers have invented a world-first tiny fibre-optic probe that can simultaneously measure temperature and [MORE]