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“Kevlartilage” Artificial Cartilage

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kevlartilage – Artificial Cartilage
Natural cartilage has amazing properties: under stress, as in running, knee cartilage releases water to become more [MORE]

“Labyrinth” Chip Sorts Circulating Tumor Cells

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Labyrinth Chip
Quoting directly from the University of Michigan researchers: “We present “Labyrinth,” a label-free microfluidic device to isolate circulating tumor [MORE]

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

Mice
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]

Kidney-on-a-Chip

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

MicoRNAs
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]