Nanoparticles promote functional healing following spinal cord injury

Nanoparticles promote functional healing following spinal cord injury Science Highlights thomas.johnson Wed, 07/24/2019 - 11:19 Paralyzing damage in spinal cord injury is often caused by the zealous immune response to the injury. NIBIB-funded engineers have developed nanoparticles that lure immune cells away from the spinal cord, allowing regeneration that restored spinal cord function in mice. … Continue reading Nanoparticles promote functional healing following spinal cord injury

Wavelength-encoded laser particles for massively multiplexed cell tagging

Wavelength-encoded laser particles for massively multiplexed cell tagging Grantee News thomas.johnson Wed, 07/24/2019 - 09:13 Researchers describe a new class of biocompatible probes, laser particles that can be inserted inside living cells. Read more from Mass General News. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

To assess a cell’s health, follow the glucose

To assess a cell’s health, follow the glucose Science Highlights thomas.johnson Mon, 07/22/2019 - 15:38 A new spectroscopic technique reveals that glucose use in live cells provides valuable information about the functional status of cells, tissues, and organs. Shifts in a cell’s use of glucose can signal changes in health and progress of disease. Source: … Continue reading To assess a cell’s health, follow the glucose

Four NIBIB grantees win prestigious Presidential early career awards

Four NIBIB grantees win prestigious Presidential early career awards Science Highlights raymond.macdougall Mon, 07/22/2019 - 13:24 Four NIBIB grantees are among more than 300 recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers announced by President Donald J. Trump on July 2, 2019. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- … Continue reading Four NIBIB grantees win prestigious Presidential early career awards

Deep learning builds better medical images at ultra-fast speeds

Deep learning builds better medical images at ultra-fast speeds Science Highlights patty.wiley Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:18 A new deep learning technique constructs better macroscopic medical images of cells and tissues at ultra-fast speeds. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News