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Grantee News · March 7, 2022
NIBIB grantee Wilbur Lam was quoted in this Washington Post article about the ‘test to treat’ COVID-19 plan. Lam leads the Atlanta Center for Microsystems Engineered POC Tech at Emory University, which has been evaluating COVID-19 tests for RADx®.
Grantee News · March 3, 2022
Monitoring vitals and diagnosing ailments can be clunky, painful and inconvenient. But researchers like NIBIB-funded Huanyu “Larry” Cheng at Penn State are working to improve health monitoring by creating wearable sensors that collect data for clinicians while limiting discomfort for patients.
Grantee News · March 2, 2022
In a new study published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers demonstrated that human kidney organoids are useful models to identify the point of permanent and reversible kidney cell damage and they also discovered a drug candidate that could potentially prevent chronic disease before reaching that point. Read more at STAT.
Grantee News · February 28, 2022
Ultrasound scans, best known for monitoring pregnancies or imaging organs, can also be used to stimulate cells and direct cell function. A team of Penn State researchers has developed an easier, more effective way to harness the technology for biomedical applications.
Grantee News · February 14, 2022
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial, developed by NIBIB-funded researchers, could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Grantee News · February 10, 2022
The University of Illinois Chicago College of Engineering and College of Education have received a federal grant to continue a summer biomedical engineering program that has trained 27 Chicago Public Schools science teachers over the last five years. The five-year grant from NIBIB was awarded in January to continue funding the Biomedical Engineering Experience for Science Teachers program.
Grantee News · January 26, 2022
A robot has performed laparoscopic surgery on the soft tissue of a pig without the guiding hand of a human—a significant step toward fully automated surgery on humans. Designed by a team of Johns Hopkins University researchers, the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot, or STAR. Source: ed today in Science Robotics.
Grantee News · January 24, 2022
Siemens Healthineers AG will supply 50 million rapid Covid-19 test kits as part of President Joe Biden‘s push to deliver 1 billion free at-home tests to Americans, the Defense Department said.
Grantee News · January 24, 2022
Mammoth Biosciences has secured an emergency authorization from the FDA for its high-throughput COVID-19 test, which is powered by CRISPR gene-editing enzymes.