POSTS TAGGED AS inflammation

Engineered Cells Implanted to Reduce Inflammation

November 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implant scaffold with engineered cells release drug to treat inflammation
Building on their work with anti-inflammatory cartilage cells, researchers at Washington [MORE]

Fat, Inflammation and Insulin Insensitivity

October 26, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

White adipose tiissue
“We [Karolinska Institute] provide a spatial map of human WAT [white adipose tissue] organization and demonstrate that the [MORE]

Glycopolymer Coating to Prevent Organ Rejection

September 21, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drs. Siren and Kizhakkedathu in the lab at UBC’s Centre for Blood Research
From the University of British Columbia: “Researchers have [MORE]

Microgel Coated Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Can Reverse Lung Tissue Fibrosis

August 24, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microgel coated MSCs to degrade scar tissue
“. . . [University of Illinois at Chicago] researchers engineered a thin microgel that, [MORE]

Safer Viral Vectors

August 3, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

George Church launches gene therapy startup to design safer viral vectors
A bioengineering team at Harvard “has developed a way to [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]

Salt, Immunity and Inflammation

July 6, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Salt inhibits immune response of mitochondria
A collaboration of German scientists has found that “excessive salt levels can dampen mitochondrial activities [MORE]

Material to Relieve Arthritis Pain

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cell therapy to reverse arthritis
“With no real forms of treatment other than pain-relieving medications or a full joint replacement, [MORE]

Nanofiber Drug Delivery

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
“Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage [MORE]

New Material for Soft Tissue Engineering

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New thermoplastic biomaterials
Elasticity and biodegradability are to properties that are difficult to engineer together.  In this piece, a collaboration of [MORE]

Urine Test for Asthma

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine testing for asthma
Using mass spectrometry, a research group headed at the Karolinska Institutet has been able to sort out [MORE]

Wearables after COVID-19 Has Passed

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Covid 19 – still a concern for the heart
While the death toll from COVID-19 keeps rising, this piece from last [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Obesity

July 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene therapy to build muscle and reduce OA
In studying osteoarthritis and obesity, Washington University in St. Louis reports this: “Follistatin [MORE]

Organ Specific Blood Vessel Cells

May 12, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Formation of new blood vessels

University of Illinois cell scientists have discovered that gene expression profiles for blood vessel formation differ [MORE]