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Grantee News · November 9, 2021

Medical science is a key step closer to the cryopreservation of brain slices used in neurological research, pancreatic cells for the treatment of diabetes and even whole organs thanks to a new computer model that predicts how tissue’s size will change during the preservation process.

Grantee News · November 1, 2021

A University of Arkansas professor has received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop non-invasive, real-time “optical biopsies” of chronic skin wounds.

Grantee News · November 1, 2021

Investigators have developed and tested a targeted contrast agent that can detect blood clots in the hearts of patients with atrial fibrillation, or an irregular heartbeat. The strategy could be used to find clots in other parts of the body as well, such as in vessels that, when blocked, can lead to stroke.

Grantee News · October 29, 2021

Researchers have demonstrated the first experimental cross-sectional medical image that doesn't require tomography, a mathematical process used to reconstruct images in CT and PET scans. The work could lead to cheaper, easier and more accurate medical imaging.

Grantee News · October 14, 2021

Detect™, Inc., a Connecticut-based health technology company, announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Detect™ Covid-19 Test to receive funding from the highly competitive Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Initiative (RADxSM).

Grantee News · October 13, 2021

With a new $1.3 million grant from the NIBIB, researchers led by University of Florida associate professor Zhoumeng Lin are building a tool that can offer drug researchers insight into how well a new nanoparticle-based cancer therapy will work, even before a drug enters animal testing. Source: Nano Magazine.

Grantee News · October 13, 2021

An engineer is reporting fast screening of the surface proteins of exosomes for cancer diagnostics and biomarker discovery.

Grantee News · October 13, 2021

Johns Hopkins University engineers are the first to use a non-invasive optical probe to understand the complex changes in tumors after immunotherapy, a treatment that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer. Their method combines detailed mapping of the biochemical composition of tumors with machine learning. Source: JHU.

Grantee News · September 28, 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic causing ventilator shortages around the globe, three biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national recognition for their efforts to mitigate the scarcity of these lifesaving machines.