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Printing Drugs on Delivery Devices

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Printing Medications on Skin Patches
University of Michigan engineers have developed a means of printing drugs onto skin patches, ingestible strips [MORE]

Imaging Atherosclerosis with a Camera Inside Blood Vessels

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fiberoptic Scanner
Atherosclerosis—the accumulation of plaque in blood vessels, “hardening” them—is a major cause of cardiovascular disease in the heart and [MORE]

Lab Grown Lungs Successfully Transplanted in Mice

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using a biodegradable scaffold, bioengineers at the University of Michigan have successfully grown miniature lung tissue from human stem cells [MORE]

Implantable “Radio” Sensor

September 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Microcomputer
This YouTube video shows research engineers at the University of Michigan designing a micro-computer sensor and radio signal transmitting [MORE]


June 7, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ryan Oliver Makes Kidney on Chip
Bioengineers at the University of Michigan have developed a microfluidics chip containing live kidney cells [MORE]

Nanoparticles for Bone Regeneration

February 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oral surgery sometimes requires implantation of foreign material (e.g. cow bone) to rebuild a jaw. Dentistry researchers at the University [MORE]

Novel Microparticles with Segmented Surfaces for Different Applications

May 5, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Complex Particles with Chemically Different Segments
A more effective anticancer chemotherapy would, at once, specifically target a cancer cell, penetrate its [MORE]

Bionic Eye Implanted

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic Eye
Last year, the FDA approved a vision device system consisting of a pair of glasses with camera, a belt-worn [MORE]

Implantable Thoracic Endoprosthesis

March 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiothoracic Surgery at U Michigan
In late January, surgeons at the University of Michigan, for the first time, implanted an artificial [MORE]

Filling the Extracellular Matrix for Younger Skin

February 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dermatologists at the University of Michigan have shown that injections of fibroblasts into the skin stimulate collagen production which [MORE]

“Non-Invasive” Surgery

February 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using an optoacoustic lens that converts laser light to high-amplitude sound waves, engineers at the University of Michigan have pioneered [MORE]

Smart Catheters

January 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Infections arising from healthcare-associated catheters cause 99,000 deaths in the US annually and an enormous cost for those who [MORE]

Pacemaker Powered by the Heart Itself

May 8, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wouldn’t it be nice if a pacemaker’s battery didn’t have to be surgically replaced after ten years?  Researchers at [MORE]

Monitoring Tear Glucose

January 31, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Not long after Banting and Macleod won a 1923 Nobel Prize for discovering insulin, scientists began investigating tears as [MORE]