Science Highlights · April 18, 2019
fluorescent image of cancer cell invading a blood vessel
NIBIB-funded researchers created a new, dynamic 3D bioprinted tumor model in a laboratory dish to screen anticancer drugs and study the spread of cancer and primary site tumor growth.
Science Highlights · April 17, 2019
human silhouette on computer code
A report in the journal Radiology underscores the commitment by standards bodies, professional societies, governmental agencies, and private industry to work together to accomplish a set of shared goals in service of patients, who stand to benefit from the potential of AI to bring about innovative imaging technologies.
Science Highlights · April 12, 2019
3D lattice structure
An NIH-funded team has developed a technique called implosion fabrication to build impressively small and intricate components on the nanoscale.
Science Highlights · April 10, 2019
robot feeds strawberry to volunteer
A million Americans with injury or age-related disabilities need someone to help them eat. Now engineers have taught a robot to pick up food with a fork and gingerly deliver it to a person’s mouth.
Science Highlights · April 2, 2019
taking smartphone picture of fingernails with inset of resulting picture
Biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app for anemia screening that can assess blood hemoglobin levels through the window of the user’s fingernail.
Science Highlights · April 2, 2019
round vesicle with a quadrant cut out to show the inside of the vesicle loaded with a drug and black cells representing cancer cells
Many cancer treatments kill cells throughout the body and cause severe side effects but new work by NIBIB researcher Xiaoyuan ‘Shawn’ Chen, Ph.D., and his team could solve this problem by creating a way to release those toxic compounds only when and where doctors desire.
Grantee News · April 2, 2019

Photoacoustic microscopy technique allows researchers to analyze metabolic characteristics of cancer cells with laser light and high-frequency ultrasonic sensing. Read more from Caltech News.

Grantee News · March 28, 2019

Experimenting with mice, researchers report they have successfully used positron emission tomography (PET) scans to calculate in real time how much of an immunotherapy drug reaches a tumor and what

Science Highlights · March 26, 2019
green brain neurons meld with red electronic meurons
Researchers funded by NIBIB have designed neuron-like probes that can be implanted and remain viable for long-term use to study and treat the brain.

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