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Cell Culture in “Spaghetti”

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cells Cultivated in Spaghetti Polymer
Meanwhile, about a 150 miles south of Gothenburg, tissue engineers at Lund University have shown [MORE]

3-D Printing for Complex Blood Vessel Formations

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printing Blood Vessels
“Nanoengineers have 3-D printed a lifelike, functional blood vessel network that could pave the way toward artificial [MORE]

Speeding Up Peptide Synthesis

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Peptide Synthesizer
One of the Smithsonian’s icons of molecular medicine is Bruce Merrifield’s original peptide synthesizer of 1963. By attaching [MORE]

Three-in-One Fiber Offers Options for Brain Devices

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Multifunction Fibe
With a new thin-as-a-human-hair flexible fiber, MIT engineers were able to deliver optical, electrical and chemical signaling to [MORE]

“Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot”

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Surgery
In soft tissue surgery, the tissue can deform or become covered in blood obscuring what the surgeon is doing. [MORE]

Barcoding and Tracking T-Cells in Immunotherapy

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T-Cell (orange) in Blood
In adoptive T-cell therapy for cancer, T-cells are isolated from the patient’s blood, and then grown up [MORE]

Automated Analysis of MRI Images

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Raw Data Collected from dGEMRIC MRI Protocol
It’s not uncommon for a woman to get an MRI for breast cancer and [MORE]

Monitoring Macular Degeneration with a Contact Lens

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Detect Ultrasound with Light
Optical ultrasound detection is a new aspect of photoacoustic imaging, and comes from engineers at Northwestern University. [MORE]

DNA Methylation in Pediatric Bone Cancer

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ewing Sarcoma
A prevailing theory in cancers’ origins is that, over time, cells accumulate enough DNA damage that result in uncontrolled [MORE]

Growing Functional Stomach Tissue in the Lab

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tissue-Engineered Human Stomach Tissues
Quoting directly: “Scientists [at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital] have used pluripotent stem cells to generate human stomach tissues [MORE]

Light Activated Drugs in Red Blood Cells

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Model of Vit B12
A central aim of precision medicine is getting the right amount of drug to the right location, [MORE]

Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

Regenerating Vision

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transplanted Stem Cells in Rodent
Degeneration of photoreceptor cells in the eye is a major cause of age-related blindness, which is [MORE]

Growing Liver Organoids in a Microfluidic Device

January 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Being able to grow liver organoids in a microfluidic device for drug testing in advance of animal or human experiments [MORE]