POSTS TAGGED AS medical device

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs to the Gut

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Parasite-Inspired Device for Delivering Drugs
From Johns Hopkins engineers:  “The parasite-inspired devices, which the researchers call “theragrippers,” each come equipped with [MORE]

CalTech’s 10 minute COVID Test Device

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Rapid COVID-19 test sensor
By embedding SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in graphene microchannels, CalTech engineers have what they call a quick and low-cost [MORE]

Electrochemical Bio‐Barcode Assay for Cancer

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hand-held device for rapid test of cancer biomarkers
Canadian engineers have developed a point-of-care device for monitoring cancer biomarkers in blood, [MORE]

A Serotonin-Sensing Ingestible

January 5, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ingestible capsule that could help demystify the gut-brain axis
With funding from the NSF, University of Maryland electrical engineers have developed [MORE]

An “Electronic Blood Vessel”

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic blood vessel
Chinese bioengineers have developed an implantable device that mimics a blood vessel.  “By using poly(L-lactide-co-ϵ-caprolactone), which encapsulates liquid [MORE]

3 in 1 Device: Ultrasound-Electronic Stethoscope-ECG

November 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

KOSMOS  3 in 1 device
“EchoNous (Redmond, WA), a developer of novel ultrasounds, has found a way to leverage multiple critical [MORE]

Wearable, Continuous Glucose Monitors

November 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous glucose monitoring
The kind of wearable glucose monitors that show up in television advertising affixed to the arm or abdomen [MORE]

A 30 Minute to 24 Hour Dialysis Machine

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable dialysis machine
Outset Medical (San Jose, CA) has received private capital to commercialize its “Tablo” portable dialysis machine.  But this [MORE]

Quick Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

CytoPAN – diagnosing breast cancer in less than one hour
Researchers in Boston, Singapore and South Korea have developed a point [MORE]

Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Severe Respiratory Distress

September 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

gammaCore non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator
Implanted vagus nerve stimulators have been in use for nearly a quarter of a century for [MORE]

Holograms during Heart Surgery

September 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hologram display during cardiac surgery
For the first time, a team at Washington University in St. Louis has used a holographic [MORE]

Digital Guidance for the Blind

September 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theia-digital guide for the blind S
In Greek mythology, Theia, the “far shining one,” was the Mother of the Sun.  So [MORE]

A Breathalyzer for COVID-19

August 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Canary COVID-19 breathalyzer
South African scientists will start field testing a breathalyzer that could become an inexpensive and rapid way to [MORE]

Monitoring Hemolysis

July 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring hemolysis in dialysis
Mechanical and aerospace engineers at the University of Delaware have designed an instrument for measuring the damage [MORE]