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Injectable Gel for Cervical Brachytherapy

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brachytherapy seeds
Considering the long standing sports rivalry between Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia, it might come as a [MORE]

“Cellular Dust” (extracellular vesicles) in Regenerative Medicine

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular vesicles
While stem cell culture and transplantation has growing currency in regenerative medicine, French researchers have proposed that extracellular vesicles [MORE]

Death by Salt

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazza Salt Beds Sicily
Heart attack, stroke and kidney failure collectively make up the greatest cause of human deaths.  Hypertension is a [MORE]

Death by Salt

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazza Salt Beds Sicily
Heart attack, stroke and kidney failure collectively make up the greatest cause of human deaths.  Hypertension is [MORE]

Biomarkers of Organ Rejection

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Transplantation
Possibly the best Christmas present ever was when Ronald Herrick donated a kidney to his brother, Richard, on Dec. [MORE]

Antimicrobial PICC Line Cover

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

With many wearable medically-related devices, it’s no wonder that a clever entrepreneur has coined
PICC Line Cover by Care + Wear
the [MORE]

Polarized Nuclear Imaging Combines MRI and Gamma Ray

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Xenon Imaging
In medicine, xenon has largely been known as a general anesthetic, but two University of Virginia physicists are exploring [MORE]

Ultrasound Treatment of Tremors

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Focused Ultrasound UVA
The FDA has approved the first focused ultrasound device for treating tremors in patients who do not respond [MORE]

Guiding Epidural Needles

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epidural Placement Guide
The epidural space of the spine exists between the vertebrae and dura, beneath which is the arachnoid space [MORE]

The Link between Immunity and the Brain

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Old and New Lymphatic System Map
Why do plaques and tangles build up in the brains of Alzheimer’s sufferers? Could it [MORE]

How the Brain and Immune System Connect

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Old and New Lymphatic System Map
The central nervous system does not present lymphatic vessels, or so neuroanatomists have thought at [MORE]

Artificial Pancreas System

March 31, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Pancreas
People with Type 1 diabetes are especially vulnerable at night, when their glucose level can fall precipitously and cause [MORE]

Ultra-Low Powered Wireless Sensor

July 8, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

PsiKick Chip
A crucial limitation on the thousands of devices conceived to make up the “internet of things” is their power [MORE]

An Ultimate “Transformer:” Smart Phone to Artificial Pancreas

December 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Phone / Artificial Pancreas
Leaving at least one patient in an experimental trial feeling like a “Super Hero,” a [MORE]