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3-D Printing of Thick Vascularized Tissue

April 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Engineering
Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have used 3-D bioprinting to create “thick vascularized tissue constructs composed of human stem [MORE]

Donated but Unused Pancreata for Organ Regeneration

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When you read this piece, ask yourself if the new “Star Wars” movie isn’t a little passé, as far as [MORE]

Discovery of the First Nutrient Sensor

April 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Between 1961and 1965, biomedical researchers deciphered the genetic code—i.e. how codons of RNA call for the assembly of proteins by [MORE]

Biodegradable Microstructures for Heart Repair

April 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have developed biodegradable microstructures which effectively are artificial cardiomyocytes for heart repair. According [MORE]

Artificial Blood Vessels

March 24, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue Engineering Vascular Graft
3-D printing is not the only means for making artificial structures; another technique is electro-spinning, which is [MORE]

Human Proteome Atlas Published

March 24, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Image from the Human Protein Atlas
With funding from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Stockholm, Sweden) a multinational proteomics collaboration [MORE]

Hair Raising Stem Cells

March 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using IPSCs to Grow New Hair
“Mr. Ray,” your hair-weaves are toast! Researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (La Jolla, [MORE]

Neuroprosthetic for the Central Nervous System

March 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a great example of interdisciplinary collaboration, bioengineers in Lausanne, Switzerland have developed a brain or spinal cord prosthetic that [MORE]

Smarter Textiles

February 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Fabric
Engineers at Laval University (Quebec City) have created a malleable material, from layers of copper, polymers, glass and silver, [MORE]

GaN Biosensors

February 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Technique Moving Researchers Closer to GaN Biosensor
Graphene may be the best example of how a new material can transform design [MORE]

Stem Cells for MS Therapy

February 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

“Three years after a small number of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) were treated with high-dose immunosuppressive therapy and then [MORE]

Advance in Gene Editing

January 20, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome Editing
From the beginning of gene therapy, the chief limiting issue was the means for delivering a therapeutic gene. Since [MORE]

New Stem Cell Culturing Technology

January 13, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harnessing the Power of Stem Cells
Proliferation and differentiation are the two processes stem cells must show to have therapeutic value [MORE]

Automatically Defining Bone Structure in X-ray Images

January 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Image from BoneFinder Software
Centenarians may be the healthiest of all age groups (having lived through the cardiovascular and cancer diseases [MORE]