Injectable Hydrogel for Degenerative Discs

August 2, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable hydrogel treats back pain from damaged discs in human trials
To relieve pain from degenerating discs in the spine, researchers [MORE]

Hydrogel for Removing Kidney Stone Fragments

June 21, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hydrogel with small fragments of kidney stones
“Kidney stones are often removed via an endoscopic procedure. If a stone is too [MORE]

Microflake Hydrogel for 4D Bioprinting

June 14, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists bioprint tissue-like constructs capable of controlled, complex shape change
“This bioink system [from bioengineers at the University of Illinois, Chicago] [MORE]

Regenerating Injured Spinal Cord Tissue [Mice]

April 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regenerating the Injured Spinal Cord
“Engineering of a functional human neuronal network is now reported by mimicking the embryonic development of [MORE]

Injectable, Resilient Hydrogels

February 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords
“When tested in biomimetic perfusion bioreactors, the hydrogels maintain physical integrity under [MORE]

Microbots that “Swim” Drugs to Tumors

January 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Shape-morphing microrobots deliver drug to cancer cell
In “ a proof-of-concept study, [Chinese] researchers, reporting in ACS Nano, made fish-shaped microrobots [MORE]

Wound Dressing with Silver Nanoparticles

January 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wound dressing releases silver nanoparticles when infections occur
“Currently being developed at the University of South Australia, the dressing is intended [MORE]

Stem Cells to Functional Nerves

December 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nerve repair by using gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells
“In this study [from neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania], gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem [MORE]

Growing Pancreatic Organoids

November 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Pancreatic organoids
“The gel they [engineers at MIT] developed is based on polyethylene glycol (PEG), a polymer that is often [MORE]

Intestinal Surgery Sealant

November 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hermann and Anthis developed internal patch for intestine
From bioengineers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology comes [MORE]

Spray-On Hydrogel to Protect Organs after Surgery

September 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spray-On Hydrogel to Prevent Post-Surgery Adhesions
“Researchers at University of California San Diego have developed a spray-on hydrogel that forms a [MORE]

Negative Embodied Sacrificial Template 3D Printing

August 17, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

NEST3D Printing
From RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia):    “Negative patterns in a water-soluble sacrificial template can be “developed” by casting in a [MORE]

Controlling Cellular Organization in 3D Printing

July 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Controlling cellular organization in bioprinting
Bioengineers at the University of Connecticut (and collaborators) present “a rapid, simple, and cost-effective approach is [MORE]

Modeling CLL by 3D Bioprinting

July 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D-Bioprinting for culture model for CLL cells.
Italian oncologists report “we exploited for the first time three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting to advance [MORE]