Improved Imaging of Arterial Plaques

May 7, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Improved imaging of arterial plaques
“Here we [at the University of California-Davis, and Massachusetts General Hospital] report the first implementation of [MORE]

Light-Triggered Device Instead of Pacemakers

April 30, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny light-activated device could replace pacemakers
“A tiny light-triggered device that is thinner than a human hair can be used to [MORE]

Soft Robotic Catheter for Beating Heart Surgery

February 27, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

A shape-shifting robotic catheter could make heart surgery safer
“Based on an octopus-inspired device previously created by Ranzani, it incorporates a [MORE]

Biodegradable Patch to Repair Infants’ Hearts

February 6, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biodegradable patch developed to fix congenital heart defects in infants
“[R]esearchers at the University of Colorado (CU) Anschutz Medical Campus have [MORE]

Inhibiting Fatty Acid Oxidation Prompts Heart Cell Regeneration (in Mice)

January 2, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inhibition of fatty acid oxidation enables heart regeneration in adult mice
“Here, to explore whether metabolic reprogramming can overcome this barrier [MORE]

Bioprinting a Human Heart

December 12, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Moonshot effort aims to bioprint a human heart and implant it in a pig
 “Under a new $26.3 million federal contract [MORE]

Wearable Monitors Blood Flow to the Head

September 19, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

STAT Health launches first in-ear wearable to measure blood flow
“US-based digital health company STAT Health [Boston, MA] has introduced a [MORE]

Tiny Monitor for Cardiac Physiology

September 5, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft, bioresorbable, transparent microelectrode arrays for multimodal spatiotemporal mapping and modulation of cardiac physiology
From a collaboration between Northwestern University and [MORE]

Wearable E-Tattoo Monitors Heart Condition

August 1, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chest-conformable, wireless electro-mechanical e-tattoo for measuring multiple cardiac time intervals
“This work [from engineers at the University of Texas-Austin] presents a [MORE]


July 25, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Miniature heart in a Petri dish
“Now, researchers from the Technical University of Munich (Germany) have developed heart organoids – called [MORE]

First Beating Heart Transplant

July 18, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Beating heart awaiting transplant
“Here we [transplant surgeons at Stanford University Hospital] report the first case of a beating heart transplant [MORE]

Cellular Reprogramming Hearts after Infarction

July 18, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac muscle cells derived from cardiac fibroblasts. Fibroblast marker Fsp1 (red), cardiac muscle cell marker troponin I (green) and nuclei [MORE]

AI Guided Assessment of Heart Conditions

July 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

AI  assessment of heart function is superior to  sonographer  assessment
“Artificial intelligence (AI) has been developed for echocardiography1,2,3, although it has [MORE]

3D Printed Heart Model

July 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D-printed hearts pump new life into cardiac care
“In the future, doctors could potentially use this technology to first print a [MORE]