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Monitoring Low White Blood Cell Levels

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring WBCs in Capillary
Anti-cancer chemotherapy knocks down the patient’s white blood cells, making them more vulnerable to infections. Thus, monitoring [MORE]

Diagnosing Your Infection History

September 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Influenza Virus
206 is the number of viruses known to cause infections in humans. Now, imagine a $25 blood test that [MORE]

Toxin Absorbing Nanosponges to Control MRSA

July 28, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liangfang Zhang Nanoengineer UCSC
To control bacterial toxins at an infection site, scientists at the University of California, San Diego, created [MORE]

Inhaled Nanoparticle Antibiotic Delivery

May 12, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Helmoltz Nanoparticles Fight S. aureus
Nanoparticles are becoming an important means for drug delivery because they can be placed directly in [MORE]

A Novel pH Sensor for Detecting Local Pathologies

May 12, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel Geometrically Encoded Magnetic Sensors
Biomedical engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and at the National Institute of Health [MORE]

Breathalyzer for Sepsis

December 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joe Kremer CEO Isomark, LLC
Actually, Superman didn’t die of a bedsore; he died of sepsis resulting from a bedsore. There [MORE]

Sanitizing Hospital Door Handles

June 24, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Door Handle Sanitizer
Hospital acquired infections happen at a rate of one in twenty five in-patients.  Since insurers no longer [MORE]

Infrared Thermometer in a Smart Phone

January 29, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infrared Smartphone Thermometer
It’s a good bet that some smart phones soon will have infrared sensors for taking temperature readings [MORE]

Smart Catheters

January 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infections arising from healthcare-associated catheters cause 99,000 deaths in the US annually and an enormous cost for those who [MORE]

Human Susceptibility to Staph

January 11, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s a reasonable thought that if a single base mutation in the DNA code for hemoglobin can result in [MORE]