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Grantee News · October 19, 2020
Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and biosensing. A new device inspired by an octopus's sucker rapidly transfers delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application.
Grantee News · October 16, 2020
A team of experts from engineering, neuroscience, applied microbiology, and physics has been making headway on building a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
Grantee News · October 13, 2020
In a groundbreaking new study, researchers have 3D printed unique fluid channels at the micron scale that could automate production of diagnostics, sensors, and assays used for a variety of medical tests and other applications.
Press Releases · October 6, 2020
two COVID-19 diagnostic testing devices
NIH, working in collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), today announced a third round of contract awards for scale-up and manufacturing of new COVID-19 testing technologies.
Grantee News · September 28, 2020
Neuroscientists distinguish brain regions based on what they do, but now have a new way to overlay information about how they are built, too.
Grantee News · September 28, 2020
Artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal, according to researchers.
Grantee News · September 17, 2020
Researchers have created a new PET imaging agent that detects signs of inflammation. Such a tracer could aid diagnosis and study of diseases ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer to COVID-19.
Press Releases · September 15, 2020
person checking smart device worn on wrist
NIH has awarded seven contracts to companies and academic institutions to develop digital health solutions that help address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Press Releases · September 2, 2020
diagnostic testing kit
NIH announced $129.3 million in scale-up and manufacturing support for a new set of COVID-19 testing technologies as part of RADx. These tests add to initial awards made to seven companies on July 31, 2020.