Molecular bait can help hydrogels heal wounds

Molecular bait can help hydrogels heal wounds Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:32 Bioengineers developed modular, injectable hydrogels enhanced by bioactive molecules anchored in the chemical crosslinkers that can be customized to help heal a variety of wounds. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Ultrasound method restores dopaminergic pathway in brain at Parkinson's early stages

Ultrasound method restores dopaminergic pathway in brain at Parkinson's early stages Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:22 Researchers used focused ultrasound and intravenously injected microbubbles to make a localized, transient opening in the blood-brain barrier that allows drugs to cross through reversibly and noninvasively. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Engineering a Medical Revolution

Manufacturing immunotherapies in machines, instead of by hand, could reduce errors and improve access to these promising cancer drugsWhen Novartis’s cancer treatment Kymriah was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2017, it signaled the arrival of CAR-T, a much-hyped form of therapy that proved stunningly effective at curing some hard-to-treat forms of … Continue reading Engineering a Medical Revolution

Prediction of the mechanical response of cardiac alternans by using an electromechanical model of human ventricular myocytes

Although the quantitative analysis of electromechanical alternans is important, previous studies have focused on electrical alternans, and there is a lack quantitative analysis of mechanical alternans at the s... Source: Biomedical Engineering Online

Scanning Your Eyes for Alzheimer’s

Gates/Bezos-funded charity champions research into methods for early detection of Alzheimer’s diseaseThe Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), a public charity co-founded by Bill Gates, Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos, and former Estée Lauder CEO Leonard Lauder, just announced the first award recipients of their $50 million Diagnostics Accelerator research program. The four recipients, chosen from a pool … Continue reading Scanning Your Eyes for Alzheimer’s