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Preserving Blood to Isolate CTCs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
Several advanced diagnostics for circulating tumor cells exist—such as single cell qPCR, digital PCR and RNA sequencing—but limiting their [MORE]

Body Powered Devices

September 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-powered pacemaker fueled by piezoelectric energy harvester
A pacemaker needs only fifty-millionths of a watt to function; a smartphone can run [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]

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]

A.I. Diagnosis of A.D.

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vahia and Katabi with AI-Powered Monitoring Device for Risk of Alzheimer’s
In a pilot study involving MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial [MORE]

A Lung-Liver-Gut-Endometrium-Brain-Heart-Pancreas-Kidney-Skin-Skeletal Muscle “Body-on-a-Chip” Device

May 1, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Organs Chip
Aimed at drug testing, MIT engineers have created a physiome chip, aka “body-on-a-chip,” that has one to two [MORE]

3-D Printing with Genetically Engineered Bacteria

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital Bacteria
“In the latest research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a team has developed a “living” 3-D printer bio-ink [MORE]

Brain Delivery of Drugs with Ultrathin Needle

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrathin Needle Delivers Medication to Brain
Quoting directly: “Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have devised a miniaturized system that can deliver [MORE]

“Programmable Droplets”

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Programmable Droplets
The most common way researchers move biological fluids for analysis or combination is a microfluidic device. But according to [MORE]

A Portable OR

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Sally Miller SurgiBox
MIT graduate student Sally Miller took a 43 year old idea and reinvented it. The idea was [MORE]

An Artificial Synapse for “Brain-on-a-Chip” Device

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Synapse Researchers Tan, Kim, Choi
Quoting directly: “. . . engineers at MIT have designed an artificial synapse in such [MORE]

Non-Viral Vectors for CRISPR Delivery

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT CRISPR Gene Editing Tool Without Viruses
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing has mostly depended on viral vectors to deliver the cutting enzyme [MORE]

Drones with RFID Scanning for Medical Supply Chain

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT RFID via Drones
In most situations involving radio-frequency identification, a reader is a stationary appliance, and tagged pieces move past [MORE]

Hydrogel Nanocomposite to Staunch Hemorrhage

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chemical engineers at MIT have developed a new material to stop hemorrhage from battlefield wounds or surgical accidents. “The biomaterial [MORE]