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CRISPR’s On-Off Switch

June 8, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

CRISPR Off On switch
MIT and University of California at San Francisco have developed a process that better controls CRISPR gene [MORE]

Temperature-Monitoring Ring

February 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Oura Ring for continuous temperature monitoring
A quick temperature reading from the forehead may not tell much about a developing fever, [MORE]

Preventative Genomics Clinics

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA sequencing clinics
Most major medical centers have some capability of sequencing DNA when a medical condition advises it.  But now [MORE]

Neural Speech Prostheses

June 25, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain machine interface for speech impaired people
This report may be related to DARPA’s “silent speech” project.  “Researchers at UC San [MORE]

Clinical Microscopy using Artificial Intelligence

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

AI microscopes
Self-driving cars are one thing, but how about “self-driving instruments,” such as microscopes, which through artificial intelligence can carry [MORE]

Gene Therapy for X-SCID

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

David Vetter poses inside of his bubble
David Vetter (1971-1984), aka “the Boy in the Bubble,” lived with and died from [MORE]

T-Cell Engineering via Non-Viral Gene Editing

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetically reprogrammed human T cells
Viral vectors have been the workhorses of gene transfer since the 1980s, but they always have [MORE]

Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulating Implant

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-tuning implant for Parkinsons
Deep brain stimulation has long been a procedure for treating Parkinson’s disease, but regulating the stimulation has [MORE]

Fetal Stem Cell Transplant to Treat Alpha Thalassemia

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fetus in utero
An ultrasound showed fearful evidence—an enlarged heart and rapid blood flow in the brain; signs of the worst [MORE]

Gene Mapping for Targeted Chemotherapy

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Cancer Cell
Anti-cancer chemotherapy originally derived from chemical warfare studies in 1942. Alfred Gilman and Louis Goodman discovered the effect [MORE]

A Smart Watch for Monitoring Blood Pressure

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple Smart Watch
We have seen “smart” watches before which claim a capability of monitoring blood pressure. Most have gone nowhere, [MORE]

Skin Cells Redesigned to Secrete Insulin

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pancreatic Islets
The title of the Nature Communications article announces a stunning achievement, “Human pancreatic beta-like cells converted from fibroblasts.” Researchers [MORE]

UCSF and Samsung’s Center for Digital Healthcare Innovation

April 15, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

CDH Web mHealth Program App
What might be in store for a major medical research university in Silicon Valley teaming up [MORE]

Video of Robotic Pharmacy

July 16, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Many, if not most, of Tagline’s readers are familiar with automated pharmacy robots, but this piece shows the $7m [MORE]