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Promoting Vascularization in Kidney Organoids

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culturing kidney organoids under flow
To make muscle cells from human stem cells, mechanical stress, causing stretching and contraction, has to [MORE]

Building a Synthetic Microbiome

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetic signal transmission system
Quoting directly:  “Researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have created [MORE]

Growing Up Kidney Podocytes

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature kidney podocyte
Winston Churchill’s comment that Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” might equally apply [MORE]

Wyss’ Organ-on-a-Chip for Modeling Influenza

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organ-on-a-Chip
It has been 99 years since the great influenza pandemic that killed many more people than had died in World [MORE]

Harvard’s Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Exam
Quoting directly: “We were able to design a device that can lie flat when the [MORE]

Soft and Stretchy Wearable Monitors

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Flexible Sensor Fabric
Lots of wearable sensors now exist, but this piece describes the advantages of making them from stretchable [MORE]

Ultrasound Triggered Chemotherapy

August 22, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Loaded with Chemotherapy
Quoting directly: “To improve the low efficacy and toxic side effects of chemotherapies that rely on this [MORE]

DNA Nanoswitches

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Nanoswitches Wyss Institute
By attaching binding molecules to one strand of double stranded DNA, it is possible to see, using [MORE]

Transcranial Near-IR Spectroscopy for Locked-In ALS

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oxygen Sensor Locked-in-Syndrome
Can a “locked-in” patient suffering from advanced ALS enjoy life? The question seemed imponderable until Wyss Institute bioengineers [MORE]

Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

3-D Printing: The Nephron’s Proximal Tube

December 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Nephron
With some 93,000 people now waiting—in some cases up to ten years—for a live kidney transplant, the need for [MORE]

Drug Delivery via MRI

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI
By “hacking” a conventional MRI machine, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital were able to steer ferrous nanoparticles through the blood [MORE]

Discrete Molecular Imaging From Wyss

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wyss Discrete Molecular Imaging
This is a follow up piece from a Tagline story on July 26 about the Wyss Institute’s [MORE]

“Designer” Biosensor Proteins

February 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fluorescent Biosensor
It would be useful, indeed, to have a biosensor that could detect the metabolic activity with a living cell. [MORE]