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Microneedles with Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Healing Wounds

August 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Strip of tape with dissolvable microneedles
“. . . researchers [at the Terasaki Institute in Los Angeles, and UCLA] made microneedles [MORE]

Acoustofluidic Salivary Exosome Isolation

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isolating salivary exosomes with acoustofluidic device
On July 23, 1885, former President Ulysses Grant strangled to death due to a squamous [MORE]

Predicting Microbiome Changes

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut microbiome
Enteroendocrine cells in the human gut secrete serotonin, hormones and other chemicals that send signals to the brain via [MORE]

Stem Cells to T-cells from Artificial Thymic Organoids

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

T helper cell
Growing tissue organoids seems to be the coming thing for drug testing, but additionally, researchers at UCLA have [MORE]

Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs for Kidney Disease

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles deliver medication to kidney
Kidney tissue naturally filters out foreign substances which is why drug delivery is so problematic.  In [MORE]

Regenerating Brain Tissue

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain tissue regenerated in mice after stroke
Using an alginate hydrogel infused with vascular endothelial growth factor and other agents, researchers [MORE]

Printing Complex Tissues

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printer Creates Complex Biological Tissues
UCLA engineers have built a 3-D printer that does stereolithography using four different hydrogels. The [MORE]

High-Speed Live-Cell Interferometry

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HSLCI Melanoma Cell
A group of scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a [MORE]

Biological Supercapacitors

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Supercapacitors are, in effect, rechargeable batteries, but a biological supercapacitor is a tiny (1micrometer thick) device that holds a charge [MORE]

Genetic Screening via a Smartphone

September 29, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Imaging Device on Smart Phone
This piece describes a DNA imaging device, developed at UCLA, which works with a smart [MORE]

AngioVac Removes 2’ Blood Clot

December 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

A 62 year old man at the UCLA Medical Center presented a blood clot that stretched 24 inches [MORE]


December 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone Microscope
With smartphone cameras now having super pixel capacity that was hardly imaginable more than a year or two [MORE]

Stem Cells for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

September 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cell Clinical Trials
This piece reports on two groups, in Japan and the United States, that are applying stem [MORE]

“Brain Reading”

February 21, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Research
This piece describes research at UCLA’s Laboratory of Integrative Neuroimaging aimed at understanding and treating smoking addiction.  Investigators [MORE]