Improved intubation tool wins top prize in undergraduate biomedical engineering design competition

Improved intubation tool wins top prize in undergraduate biomedical engineering design competition Press Releases jmeade Fri, 08/23/2019 - 16:32 The winners of the 8th annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge developed simple but effective solutions that can make a significant difference to the patient population, such as a tool to make intubation easier … Continue reading Improved intubation tool wins top prize in undergraduate biomedical engineering design competition

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Scientists propose network of imaging centers to drive innovation in biological research

Scientists propose network of imaging centers to drive innovation in biological research NIBIB in the News thomas.johnson Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:34 When sparks fly to innovate new technologies for imaging life at the microscopic scale, often diverse researchers are nudging each other with a kind of collegial one-upmanship. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and … Continue reading Scientists propose network of imaging centers to drive innovation in biological research

Improved functional near infrared spectroscopy enables enhanced brain imaging

Improved functional near infrared spectroscopy enables enhanced brain imaging Grantee News thomas.johnson Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:22 Researchers demonstrate critical improvements to functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)-based optical imaging in the brain. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering

NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering Press Releases raymond.macdougall Mon, 08/19/2019 - 15:09 Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells called astrocytes in the brain is associated with stuttering. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

New contrast agent could make MRIs safer

New contrast agent could make MRIs safer Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:05 Researchers have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in MRI exams. Read more from Mass General News. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News