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Microwave Sensor for Antibiotic Susceptibility

November 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Sensor Helps Determine How Bacteria Will Respond to Antibiotics
“Researchers at the University of British Columbia-Okanagan have developed a new [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]

Pinpointing Melanoma

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hand held optical probe to diagnose skin cancer
Engineers at two universities, in Canada and Scotland, have developed “. . . [MORE]

Vascular Organoids

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vascular Organoid illustration
This is another landmark for regenerative medicine.  “After growing the blood vessels in a Petri dish, [researchers at [MORE]

Removing A and B Antigens for O Type Blood

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut bacteria may have key to creating universal blood
It has long been known that A type blood cells have one [MORE]

A “Smart Stent” that Monitors Arterial Conditions

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC smart stent
Electrical and computer engineers at the University of British Columbia have created “the first angioplasty-ready smart stent.”  “[They] modified [MORE]

Organ Printing with Better Bio-Ink

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

UBC Okanagan’s Keekyoung Kim Researches Bio Ink
Bioprinters require an “ink” that produces uniform droplets. In most instances today that ink [MORE]

Clipping Off Antigens for Universal Type O blood

June 30, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is an “almost there” story. Researchers at the University of British Columbia created a “mutant” enzyme that clips A [MORE]

ALS, A Prion Disease?

April 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is an incurable motor neuron disease with no known cure.  It afflicts about 140,000 people each year [MORE]

Single Cell Science

September 20, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single Cell Analysis
Genomics scientists at the University of British Columbia have developed an integrated microfluidics device that performs cell [MORE]

Antibacterial Biofilm for Implanted Devices

June 21, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Materials scientists at the University of British Columbia have developed a novel “polymer brush” implant coating that is non-toxic [MORE]

Synthetic Muscles

May 25, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic Muscle
A protein-based biomaterial that mimics the structure and function of titin in natural muscle tissue has been developed [MORE]