NEWS & EVENTS
Researchers have developed a new device that can be used to visualize how sound-induced vibrations travel through the ear. Read more from the Optical Society.
A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure. Applications include real-time, continuous monitoring of blood pressure changes in patients with heart or lung disease, as well as patients who are critically ill or undergoing surgery. Read more at the UC San Diego News Center.
Researchers have invented a proof-of-concept blood pressure app that can give accurate readings using an iPhone -- with no special equipment. Read more from Newsweek.
A new program to train graduate students interested in specializing in “immuno-engineering,” an emerging hybrid field that combines engineering and immunology, is being offered at Cornell through a grant from NIBIB at NIH. Read more at Cornell Chronicle.