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Nanoparticle Injection to Slow Cartilage Loss

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles may slow cartilage loss in Arthritis
“[Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and collaborating hospitals] attached an EGFR ligand called [MORE]

“Federated Learning” for AI analysis of Medical Images

September 29, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Federated learning process central case.
“Federated learning is a novel paradigm for data-private multi-institutional collaborations, where model-learning leverages all available data [MORE]

FLASH Radiotherapy

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Radiation therapy
The typical electron radiation therapy for several tumors can require about 40 sessions, during which there is a possibility [MORE]

Human Clinical Trials for CRISPR Underway in the US

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Seven years after CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing appeared, clinical trials have begun.  The University of Pennsylvania has treated two patients, [MORE]

Organ Chips in Space

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dan Huh and Andrei Georgescu adapting the organ-on-a-chip technology for space
More than half of the Apollo astronauts have experienced bacterial [MORE]

A Mouthful of Micro-Robots

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microrobots clean off biofilm
Using magnetically driven micro robots (aka catalytic antimicrobial robots or CARS), dental researchers at the University of [MORE]

First Cancer Trial for CRISPR

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multiple myeloma cells
Calling the first use of CRISPR gene editing to treat cancer “a genetic Sputnik”, though this time it [MORE]

Engineered Spinal Discs

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal column
In experiments with rats and goats, bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania created an artificial spinal disc and implanted [MORE]

CRISPR-Based Test for Cardiomyopathy

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Most attention to CRISPR-Cas 9 has focused on editing out disease related genes, but this report tells of University [MORE]

Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cells from Baby Teeth

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regrowing dental tissue with stem cells from baby teeth
 In another advance for stem cell therapy, dental scientists have extracted human [MORE]

An Injectable Gel for Regenerating Damaged Hearts

January 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Injectable Gel Regenerates Cardiomyocytes
After a severe heart attack, cardiomyocytes, which maintain heartbeat, do not regenerate, at least until now. Researchers [MORE]

Disruptive Innovation in Dentistry

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dental Material Kills Microbes – Right Image
Keeping check on caries and chipping away bacterial plaque is why most people go [MORE]

Novel Dye Illuminates Pituitary Adenomas

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pituitary Tumor Surgery
Pituitary tumor surgery is a highly delicate procedure. With endoscopic devices, the surgeon reaches the skull through the [MORE]

Injectable Hydrogel for Heart Repairs

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Attack Damage
Hyaluronic acid exists naturally in many human tissues (extracellular matrix) and comes commercially from recombinant Bacillus subtilis. It [MORE]