“Deep Learning” AI for Reading X-ray Images

May 17, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence
“Deep Learning” in medical diagnosis applies to many technologies. First, a large study set is computer analyzed to find [MORE]

Biopsy Robot

March 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dutch engineers at the University of Twente are experimenting with combined MRI and ultrasound imaging to guide a biopsy robot. [MORE]

Magnetic Millirobots for Treating Hydrocephalus

September 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Millirobots
University of Houston: “Seeking to advance minimally invasive medical treatments, researchers have proposed using tiny robots, driven by magnetic [MORE]

Self-Assembling Nanoparticles that Target Tumors

October 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-Assembling Nanoparticles
You’ll have to go to the published study to get the exact details of this piece, but researcher at [MORE]

“Painting,” Seeing and Excising Glioblastomas

November 12, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intracranial robot prototype
There are three stories here about new neurosurgical techniques aimed at treating one of the deadliest cancers, [MORE]

Individuality of Concussions

August 28, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

About 30% of mild concussions cause permanent impairment, but which patients are likely to have that outcome at the [MORE]

Imaging Pedicle Screws in Robotic Spinal Surgery

July 17, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

In spinal operations, surgeons often use screws into the pedicle arch of vertebrae to repair a fracture.  In some [MORE]

“Swimming in a Magnetic Current”

February 21, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is the kind of story know-nothing politicians like to expose: researchers working with a tiny sailboat in an [MORE]

MRI-Guided Surgical Robot

December 6, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pierre Dupont, PhD
Pierre Dupont, PhD chief of Pediatric Cardiac Bioengineering at Children’s Hospital Boston is working on a ball-baring [MORE]

Advances in Medical Imaging

September 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

This fascinating piece abstracts six new technologies in imaging that promise reduced radiation risk, reduced cost, mobile systems, and [MORE]

Making Colorful MRI’s

May 10, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Professor Sun
Professor Li Sun, in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston has developed nanoparticles which [MORE]

MRI to Guide Drug Dosage

January 18, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI and Drug Dosing
Positron emission tomography scans and radioactive labels now allow researchers to image a drug’s effect on [MORE]

Laser Imaging of Circulating Blood

December 21, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imaging Red Blood Cells
Using two lasers that excite specific molecules in the skin, a Harvard team has been able [MORE]

Integrated MR Scanner

December 21, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Siemens has combined a whole-body molecular magnetic resonance scanner and an integrated PET imager into one machine-a world’s first. [MORE]