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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]

Implantable Cellular Incubator

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cellular incubator
In this piece, “Researchers at Tomsk State University and Siberian State Medical University in Russia have developed a new [MORE]

First Wirelessly Powered Heart Pump

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

CET system
Heart patients who require a ventricular assist device typically have the pump’s cable protruding through their skin which is [MORE]

Appetite-Suppressing Implant

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Battery-free implant to suppress appetite
Between the brain and the belly, the vagus nerve signals hunger and fullness. It is known [MORE]

Monitoring Heart Cells without Disrupting Them

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic device monitors cardiomyocytes
This from Japanese cardio-researchers: “For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor [MORE]

Bioelectronic Medicine, A Beginning

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biodegradable device for nerve regeneration
A recent Nature Medicine article, titled “Wireless bioresorbable electronic system enables sustained nonpharmacological neuroregenerative therapy,” describes [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]

Patch Delivers Drugs Directly to Heart

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch drug delivery
In order to get drugs, proteins or stem cells to the heart after an infarction, a collaboration [MORE]

Solar Powered Pacemaker

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesurement device for solar powered pacemaker
Heart pacemaker batteries can last for a decade before they need to be surgically replaced. Even [MORE]

Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulating Implant

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-tuning implant for Parkinsons
Deep brain stimulation has long been a procedure for treating Parkinson’s disease, but regulating the stimulation has [MORE]

Injectable Wireless Neurostimulator

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurostimulator
Draper Lab (Cambridge, MA) announced late last year that its engineers had developed an injectable neurostimulator, coated with epoxy, which [MORE]

Implantable Robot Spurs Tissue Regeneration

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Robotic Device Lengthens Esophagus
Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital report proof of concept that implantable robots can cause organ growth [MORE]

Implantable Thread of islet Cells for T1D

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thread-Reinforced Alginate Fiber for Islets enCapsulation (TRAFFIC)
In animal studies, Cornell University scientists have developed a nanoporous polymer thread that strings [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]