POSTS TAGGED AS University of Pittsburgh

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]

Biodegradable, Synthetic Artery

September 25, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

While stem cell strategies for tissue regeneration are making extraordinary progress, the idea of creating and implanting biodegradable tissue, [MORE]

How Common Is Good Heart Health? Not Very

April 5, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nonsmoking, a BMI below 25, goal level exercise and a good diet, unmedicated cholesterol below 200, BP below 120/80, [MORE]

Stem Cell-Enriched Autologous Fat Treatments

November 9, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast augmentation, for either reconstruction after surgery or for elective cosmetic purposes, may not be at the top of [MORE]

Well-Behaved Synthetic Cells

October 19, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imagine “microcapsules” that secrete nanoparticles as they move, leaving behind a chemical trail for other microcapsules to follow.  Then, [MORE]