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Science Highlights · January 25, 2023
A flexible, wearable ultrasound patch, bent around a tube
After years of research, an NIH-funded team has developed a wearable cardiac ultrasound imager that can non-invasively capture real-time images of the human heart. The prototype patch, which is about the size of a postage stamp, can be worn during exercise, providing valuable cardiac information when the heart is under stress.
Science Highlights · January 13, 2023
Photoacoustic microscopy images that show the circulating red blood cells within a glassfrog while asleep and under anesthesia
Using state-of-the-art imaging technology, NIH-funded researchers have found the secret behind the glassfrog’s ability to become transparent, an effective form of camouflage. Future research may provide insights into disorders related to blood clotting or stroke in humans.
Science Highlights · December 19, 2022
illustration of preclinical pancreatic cancer treatment
NIBIB-funded researchers are developing a new method to treat pancreatic cancer. In their study, they combined an injectable radioactive gel with systemic chemotherapy in multiple mouse models of the disease. The treatment resulted in tumor regression in all evaluated models, an unprecedented result for this genetically diverse and aggressive type of cancer.
Science Highlights · November 28, 2022
bioimpedance graphene tattoos applied on the underside of the wrist
NIBIB-funded researchers are fine-tuning a wearable, cuffless blood pressure monitor. Made of graphene, one of the thinnest materials in the world, the device is worn on the underside of the wrist and can measure blood pressure with comparable accuracy to a standard blood pressure cuff.
Science Highlights · November 18, 2022
shades of blue concept image of outline of head, brain and network connections
The National Institutes of Health has awarded research funding for seven pilot projects developing early stage, yet groundbreaking neuro-technologies. The innovative projects would enable new medical devices to diagnose and treat both acute and chronic disorders, from neuropathic pain to mental illness.
Science Highlights · November 10, 2022
A microscopic image showing yellow circles with a green and blue background
NIBIB researchers and their collaborators introduce several novel image restoration strategies that create sharp images with significantly reduced processing time and computing power.
Science Highlights · November 9, 2022
orbiting space capsule
When it blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Artemis I will carry two anthropomorphic mannequins strapped into its crew module. The mannequins are part of a project aided by a team of Duke University bioengineers with support from NIBIB.
Science Highlights · October 19, 2022
AI concept: Human head in profile with cloud and gears
Researchers have found that AI models could accurately predict self-reported race in several types of medical images, suggesting that race information could be unknowingly incorporated into image analysis models.
Science Highlights · October 17, 2022
stylized snake design
NIBIB Director Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.