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]

Soft and Sweet Brain Implants

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sugar needle brain implant
“A softer implant would help to reduce tissue irritation, but poses challenges in terms of manufacturing and [MORE]

Protein Paint for Implants that Spur Bone Regeneration

October 13, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theradaptive harnessing regeneration
With collaborators at MIT and Harvard, Luis Alvarez’s company Theradaptive “. . .  has developed a method to [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]

An Artificial Photoreceptor in the Eye

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoreceptor for the Eye
Scientists at Fudan University in Shanghai have created an artificial photoreceptor that restored vision in blind mice. [MORE]

Polyurethane Coated Tracheal Stent

October 16, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fraunhofer Stent
The windpipe isn’t s simple tube; it contains cells that purify inhaled air.  So, it is important [MORE]

Self Cleaning Titanium Dioxide Coating

October 16, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self Cleaning Titanium Dioxide Coating
Surgical instruments, endoscopes and implanted devices are potentially a source of very troublesome infections.  To [MORE]

Developing Pediatric Devices in Michigan and Virginia

November 29, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

For all the sensitivity to children’s health, it is surprising that most pediatric hospitals are financially struggling and there [MORE]

First Custom-Fit, Degradable Bone Implant

July 20, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the University Medical Center and the Fraunhofer Institute in Aachen, Germany have teamed up to create a [MORE]

Nerve-Enabled Prosthetics

November 3, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nerve-Enabled Prosthesis
Knowing that nerves, formerly connected to a severed arm, continue to sprout in search for new muscle, researchers at [MORE]

Nanoporous Membranes for Implanted Devices

December 2, 2008 | | Posted in Newsletter

Roger Narayan PhD
Roger Narayan, associate professor of biomedical engineering in a join NC State/UNC-Chapel Hill program has developed a [MORE]