POSTS TAGGED AS implantable device

Experimental Implant to Reverse T1D

March 7, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vascularized islet cell implant for T1D therapy avoids systemic immunosuppression
“Pancreatic islet transplantation efficacy for type 1 diabetes (T1D) management is [MORE]

An Implantable Ventilator

February 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT  engineers design an implantable soft robotic ventilator
“Here we [engineers at MIT] show, in a porcine model of varied respiratory [MORE]

Implantable Pump for Brain Tumors

January 10, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable pump drip-feeds chemotherapy directly into brain tumors
“Researchers at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian have developed an implantable pump [MORE]

Implantable Sensor for Monitoring Brain Injury

April 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists test promising biosensor to detect changes due to traumatic brain injury
“In the event of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), [MORE]

Sensor for Cardiac Disturbance

March 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pop-up electronic sensors detect malfunctioning cells
“UC San Diego engineers developed a powerful new tool that directly measures the movement and [MORE]

UC San Francisco’s Implantable Artificial Kidney

November 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioartificial prototype aces lab tests, could replace dialysis
“For UCSF’s Kidney Project, the team developed a bioartificial kidney that could be [MORE]

Implantable Drug and Biomarker Sensor

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles revolutionizes medical diagnostics
“Scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have developed a novel type of [MORE]

Bluetooth-Enabled Cardiac Defibrillator Implanted in First Patient

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Abbott’s Gallant cardiac implants
Last July the FDA approved Abbott’s “Gallant” implantable defibrillator which has Bluetooth connectivity for distance monitoring.  St. [MORE]

Tattoo Changes Color to Indicate Disease State

December 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Color changing tattoo to indicate disease
“Dynamic tattoos have been in development for years, with early prototypes being able to successfully [MORE]

An “Electronic Blood Vessel”

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic blood vessel
Chinese bioengineers have developed an implantable device that mimics a blood vessel.  “By using poly(L-lactide-co-ϵ-caprolactone), which encapsulates liquid [MORE]

A Brief History of the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Abdominal implanted ICD system
Some 800,000 Americans have implanted cardioverter defibrillators that keep their hearts from racing too fast, and about [MORE]

A Better Brain-Machine Interface

June 16, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Schematic of the CMOS chip integrated with the microwire bundle
In this piece British, American and Swiss bioengineers “. . . [MORE]

An Ultrasound Sensor for Tumor Tracking.

June 16, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Aguilar and Dr.Lee with ultrasound biosensor
Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) medical scientists have developed “. . . nanoparticles consisting of [MORE]

Battery-Free Implantable Biosensor

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny biosensor in the tip of a needle
Implantable biosensors are relatively large devices that have to be surgically replaced once [MORE]