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Lipid Nanoparticle Delivery of Anti-Inflammation siRNAs

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lipid nanoparticle delivery of anti-inflammation siRNAs
“Here, [from MIT researchers] several lipid nanoparticle (LNP) formulations are examined, and a lead candidate [MORE]

3D Printing of Self-Heating Microfluidic Devices

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists 3D print self-heating microfluidic devices
“. . . .  many microfluidic applications require chemical reactions that must be performed at [MORE]

Ingestible Vital Signs Monitoring Capsule

January 23, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

First-in-human trial of an ingestible vitals-monitoring pill
“In this work, we [engineers at MIT and West Virginia University] report on the [MORE]

Implant Produces Oxygen in Islet Strategy for Diabetes

November 28, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes-treating implant produces oxygen to support islet cells
“Seeking a longer-term alternative, a team from MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital recently [MORE]

Raman Spectroscopy and Dynabeads for Pathogen Detection

November 7, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny magnetic beads produce an optical signal that could be used to quickly detect pathogens
From MIT: “As a practical demonstration, [MORE]

Synthetic Extracellular Matrix for Culturing Endometrial Organoids

October 17, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synthetic extracellular matrix supports endometrial organoids.
“[Researchers at Tufts and MIT] and their team designed a synthetic ECM [extracellular matrix] using [MORE]

Wearable for Detecting Breast Cancer

October 10, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Conformable ultrasound breast patch for deep tissue scanning and imaging
“We [at MIT] introduced a wearable, conformable ultrasound breast patch (cUSBr-Patch) [MORE]

A Sonophoresis Patch

July 18, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Painless patch uses ultrasound to deliver drugs through the skin
“The team [at MIT] calls the system a Conformable Ultrasound Sonophoresis [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]

Personalized Heart Models in Valve Replacements

May 30, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

TAVR placement gets optimized with use of pumping, 3D-printed hearts by MIT researchers
“There are no treatments for aortic stenosis, a [MORE]

An Implantable Ventilator

February 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT  engineers design an implantable soft robotic ventilator
“Here we [engineers at MIT] show, in a porcine model of varied respiratory [MORE]


January 31, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

New CRISPR gene-editing system can “drag-and-drop” DNA in bulk
A new technique has been added to the CRISPR gene-editing toolbox. Known [MORE]

Robotic Pill Delivers Insulin

December 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Pill Effective for Oral Delivery of Medications Like Insulin
“Penned “RoboCap,” the capsule is designed to deliver protein-based and other [MORE]

Mucus Clearing Robotic Pill

December 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

RoboCap- Robotic mucus-clearing capsule for enhanced drug delivery in the gastrointestinal tract
“Oral drug delivery of proteins is limited by the [MORE]