Using ‘organs-on-a-chip’ to model complicated diseases

Using 'organs-on-a-chip' to model complicated diseases Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 03/23/2020 - 11:36 Biological engineers have created a multitissue model that lets them study the relationships between different organs and the immune system on a microfluidic chip seeded with human cells. With this 'organs-on-a-chip' model, they could explore the role of immune cells in ulcerative … Continue reading Using ‘organs-on-a-chip’ to model complicated diseases

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Ranu Jung on Neural Engineering and Her Philosophy Behind Bringing Discoveries to Humans

Ranu Jung on Neural Engineering and Her Philosophy Behind Bringing Discoveries to Humans Grantee News raymond.macdougall Tue, 03/17/2020 - 09:36 Ranu Jung designs neural engineering projects that drive the process of transforming basic discoveries into clinical applications. In this interview she explains how collaborative projects can at once advance the understanding of the brain and … Continue reading Ranu Jung on Neural Engineering and Her Philosophy Behind Bringing Discoveries to Humans

Patient-friendly brain imager gets green light toward first prototype

Patient-friendly brain imager gets green light toward first prototype Grantee News raymond.macdougall Fri, 03/13/2020 - 13:24 NIH has granted Sandia $6 million to build the prototype medical device that would make magnetoencephalography (MEG) — a type of noninvasive brain scan — more comfortable, more accessible and potentially more accurate. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging … Continue reading Patient-friendly brain imager gets green light toward first prototype

Imaging researcher’s path leads to National Academy of Engineering honors

Imaging researcher’s path leads to National Academy of Engineering honors Science Highlights raymond.macdougall Fri, 03/13/2020 - 12:54 With his election this past February to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), NIH’s Peter Basser achieved one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to any engineer. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Leveraging layers for enhanced tissue repair

Leveraging layers for enhanced tissue repair Science Highlights thomas.johnson Fri, 03/13/2020 - 11:44 Bioengineers have created a 3D-printed scaffold designed to regenerate complex tissues composed of multiple layers of cells with different biological and mechanical properties. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News