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Membraneless Organelles

September 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diving into the pool of membranesless organelles
Inside living cells, proteins and RNAs form membraneless organelles that give the cell structure, [MORE]

Kidney Organoids More than Stem Cells

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Organoids with rogue cells
It was a surprising finding that 10-20% of cells in kidney organoids actually were cells of [MORE]

Ultrasound and Laser Light in Early Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photoacoustic ultrasound for ovarian cancer detection
Late stage ovarian cancer has a high mortality rate; so, early detection is the key [MORE]

Bioelectronic Medicine, A Beginning

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biodegradable device for nerve regeneration
A recent Nature Medicine article, titled “Wireless bioresorbable electronic system enables sustained nonpharmacological neuroregenerative therapy,” describes [MORE]

Smart Tooth Technology

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

WashU Engineering Electronic Tooth Sensor
An engineering group at The Washington University of St. Louis has developed a prototype of a [MORE]

Stem Cells for Neck and Back Pain

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal Cord Anatomy
For elders, deteriorating spinal discs are literally a pain in the neck and back. For the medical insurance [MORE]

Biomarker Preservation at Room Temperature

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transport of Specimens without Refrigeration
Quoting directly: “Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a method to preserve protein [MORE]

Membraneless Organelles

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Membraneless Organelles
Inside living cells, proteins and RNAs form membraneless organelles that give the cell structure, or when the structure fails, [MORE]

Nanoparticle Nasal Spray

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nasal Spray
Compared to injecting a drug into the blood stream for treating problems beyond the blood-brain barrier, a nasal spray [MORE]

Lab Grown Cartilage from Stem Cells for Hip Prosthetics

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joint pain, especially from arthritis, seems to be part of the fate of aging. Artificial prosthetics offer some relief, but [MORE]

Anti-Inflammation Nanoparticles for Osteoarthritis

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
In mouse studies, researchers at Washington University of St. Louis School of Medicine have shown that nanoparticles [MORE]

Dissolvable Brain Sensor Implant

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurosurgeons Developed Dissolvable Brain Sensor Implant
Neurosurgeons at Washington University of St. Louis have developed a tiny implantable temperature and pressure [MORE]

Technologies for Pain Control

August 18, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DIY Optogenetics
Pain is what drives more people to seek medical attention than any other symptom. Its cost is nearly incalculable. [MORE]

A Quandary about Alzheimer’s Biomarkers

June 10, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Alzheimer's Disease Progression Chart
Alzheimer’s disease can take a decade or more to present, but over that time the levels of [MORE]