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How DNA Repair Works

June 13, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic tweezers reveal NIHCOLE DNA repair mechanism
“To observe the DNA repair process, the researchers [at the University of Pittsburgh] developed [MORE]

Superresolution Imaging of Malignant Growth

May 24, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chromatin in cancer pathogenesis
“Stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM) is a powerful superresolution imaging technique to visualize nanoscale molecular organization down [MORE]

Animal Studies Show Functioning Liver Cells Can Be Grown in Lymph Nodes

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hepatocytes injected into lymph nodes
Regenerative medicine researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s McGowan Institute have grown functional liver organoids in [MORE]

Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

April 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Peripheral nerve regeneration
“University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have created a biodegradable nerve guide — a polymer tube — [MORE]

Bayesian Modeling of Wound Healing, Embryo Development, et al

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Time lapse sequence with model prediction (red line) and spreading tissue
The “MechMorpho Lab” at the University of Pittsburgh has been [MORE]

Phage Therapy

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetically engineered phage therapy
A teenage girl developed an antibiotic-resistant infection following a lung transplant to treat cystic fibrosis.  Her prospects [MORE]

New Artificial Lung

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Lung
The heart lung machine Dr. John H. Gibbon Jr. invented and first used on a surgery patient in May [MORE]

Prosthetics that Feel via Brain-Computer Interface

December 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Computer Interface
You will remember, four years ago, when a Brown University start up, “BrainGate,” showed that its brain-computer interface [MORE]

Implantable Bioscaffolds for Muscle Regeneration

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Healing Muscle Injury
Regenerative medicine research physicians have successfully implanted bioscaffolds (i.e. extracellular matrix derived from pig bladder tissue) in 13 [MORE]

Blood Glucose Breathalyzer

January 21, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glucose Breathalyzer
Using nano-thin films that react to acetone, engineers at Western New England University have built a device that [MORE]

Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for Neck Tumors

November 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Former President Ulysses Grant died in July 1885 from a squamous cell carcinoma at the base of his tongue.  [MORE]

Breathalyzer for Diabetes

September 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hybrid Material
Two weeks ago, Tagline included a piece about a tin dioxide nanofiber, with a catalytic platinum coating, that [MORE]

“Social Mixing and Respiratory Transmission in Schools”

January 8, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Annual influenza visitations involve two factors: the strain of the virus, and the traffic pattern in which it moves. [MORE]

Growing Surrogate Organs in Lymph Nodes

December 4, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

This quote is quite remarkable: “ Studies in mice by University of Pittsburgh scientists have shown that healthy lymph nodes [MORE]