Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance

Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance Grantee News thomas.johnson Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:22 Whether it is a drug-resistant strain of bacteria, or cancer cells that no longer react to the drugs intended to kill them, diverse mutations make cells resistant to chemicals, and 'second generation' approaches are needed. Now, a team of engineers may have … Continue reading Engineers model mutations causing drug resistance

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New technique ‘prints’ cells to create diverse biological environments

New technique 'prints' cells to create diverse biological environments Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 03/23/2020 - 11:48 With the help of photolithography and programmable DNA, researchers have created a new technique that can rapidly 'print' two-dimensional arrays of cells and proteins that mimic a wide variety of cellular environments in the body. This technique could help … Continue reading New technique ‘prints’ cells to create diverse biological environments

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

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

Correction to: Detecting focal cortical dysplasia lesions from FLAIR-negative images based on cortical thickness

It was highlighted that the original article [1] contained an error in the Quantitative evaluation of Methods. A bracket was misplaced in the formula. This Correction article shows the incorrect and correct fo... Source: Biomedical Engineering Online