Robot uses artificial intelligence and imaging to draw blood

Robot uses artificial intelligence and imaging to draw blood Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 03/09/2020 - 12:21 Engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, artificial intelligence and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to deliver fluids and drugs. Their research results suggest that autonomous systems like the image-guided robotic … Continue reading Robot uses artificial intelligence and imaging to draw blood

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Stretchable, wearable coils may make MRI, other medical tests easier on patients

Stretchable, wearable coils may make MRI, other medical tests easier on patients Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 03/02/2020 - 10:15 A team created an adaptable, wearable and stretchable fabric embroidered with conductive threads that provides excellent signal-to-noise ratio for enhanced MRI scanning. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Nanosize device ‘uncloaks’ cancer cells in mice and reveals them to the immune system

Nanosize device 'uncloaks' cancer cells in mice and reveals them to the immune system Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 03/02/2020 - 10:06 Scientists report they have designed and successfully tested an experimental, super small package able to deliver molecular signals that tag implanted human cancer cells in mice and make them visible for destruction by the … Continue reading Nanosize device ‘uncloaks’ cancer cells in mice and reveals them to the immune system

The many valleys of death for healthcare photonics

The many valleys of death for healthcare photonics NIBIB in the News raymond.macdougall Thu, 02/27/2020 - 10:18 Bruce Tromberg’s words drew murmurs of recognition from a crowd at the Photonics West conference in San Francisco, US, where he opened a packed Saturday afternoon of talks on entrepreneurship in healthcare photonics. Source: National Institute of Biomedical … Continue reading The many valleys of death for healthcare photonics

NIH announces $1 million prize competition to target global disease diagnostics

NIH announces $1 million prize competition to target global disease diagnostics Press Releases raymond.macdougall Wed, 02/26/2020 - 09:37 The National Institutes of Health has launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge (TAC) to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose, and guide therapies for diseases with high global and … Continue reading NIH announces $1 million prize competition to target global disease diagnostics