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AI in Mental Health

February 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Identifying mental health disorders with AI
“In the future, patients might go to the hospital with a broken arm and leave [MORE]

Digitizing Mental Health

October 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone psychiatry
In the “smartphone psychiatry movement,” typing speed, voice tone, and word choice can be “biomarkers” for suicide risk.  Such [MORE]

Cheap, Simple Home Diagnostics

September 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Silicon chips for iPhone diagnostics
Imagine this: a nanoscale, porous silicon chip that is coated with chemicals that can attract proteins [MORE]

“Adaptive PCR”

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adaptive PCR
Biomedical engineers at Vanderbilt University have devised a handheld PCR machine that uses “left-handed” DNA (i.e. the Z form) [MORE]

Implantable Bio-Hybrid Device: An Artificial Kidney

March 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fissell Microchip for Artificial Kidney
In a soda-can sized container, engineers at Vanderbilt University have placed fifteen computer chips and a [MORE]

Creating a Cellular Matrix with a Cotton Candy Machine

March 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cotton Candy Machine
This sounds like the finest kitchen chemistry anyone can imagine. Researchers at Vanderbilt University used a cotton candy machine [MORE]

A “Pillforge” for Ingestible Capsule Diagnostics

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wireless Module
Engineers at Vanderbilt University‘s Institute for Software Integrated Systems say this about designing a general diagnostic pill for the [MORE]

Microbiome Engineering Against Obesity

May 19, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
Here’s an interesting thought: genetically engineer strains of bacteria that are not competitive with normal gut microbiota, but uniquely [MORE]

Magnetic Positioning for Minimally Invasive Surgery

May 19, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic Organ Retractor
During a laparoscopic gall bladder removal, the surgeon has to move the liver which can be a difficult [MORE]

Steerable Needles for Treating Brain Clots

November 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Steerable Tubes for Blood Clot Removal
Neurosurgeons at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN have developed a cannula with multiple tubes [MORE]


April 5, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Imagine a reasonably near-term time when ambulatory patients arriving at an ER check in at an electronic kiosk, sit [MORE]

Human Susceptibility to Staph

January 11, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

It’s a reasonable thought that if a single base mutation in the DNA code for hemoglobin can result in [MORE]

ER Triage Robot

December 14, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

TriageBot, ED Robot
Calling their creation “Triage Bot,” or more formally, “Heterogeneous Artificial Agents for Triage Nurse Assistants,” computer engineers [MORE]

Optical System to Image Electrical and Metabolic Activity of the Heart

December 8, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a two-camera system, used during surgery, to visualize a heart’s electrical activity and, [MORE]