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Science Highlights · June 9, 2022
An image of the gold nanogrid
Improvements in brain sensing technologies have allowed clinicians to perform increasingly complex surgeries and enabled researchers to map the signals of the brain that control feeling, movement, and thought.
Science Highlights · June 3, 2022
Microscopy image of regenerated cartilage
Osteoarthritis – a painful condition that results from the deterioration of the cartilage in our joints – affects millions of people worldwide. To combat this issue, NIBIB-funded researchers are developing an implantable, biodegradable film that helps to regenerate the native cartilage at the site of damage. Their study, performed in rabbits, could be an initial, important step in the establishment of a new treatment.
Grantee News · June 2, 2022

After less than two years of data collection and processing, RSNA has successfully delivered over 30,000 de-identified imaging studies to the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC) project, an open-access platform which publishes data to be used for research. MIDRC is funded by NIBIB. Source: RSNA News

NIBIB in the News · May 23, 2022
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a method to scan and image the blood flow and oxygen levels inside a mouse brain in real-time with enough resolution to view the activity of both individual vessels and the entire brain at once. This new imaging approach breaks long-standing speed and resolution barriers in brain imaging technologies and could uncover new insights into neurovascular diseases like stroke, dementia and even acute brain injury. Source: Science Daily/Duke University
NIBIB in the News · May 20, 2022
This NIBIB-funded research is focused on creating a new group of nanomaterials designed to capture chemotherapy drugs before they impact healthy tissue. Source: AzoNano
Science Highlights · May 16, 2022
Surgeon holding a probe that is emitting light. Underneath, a chemical compound that is linked to text that reads p28.
NIBIB-funded researchers are developing an imaging method that would allow surgeons to better identify cancerous cells in breast tumor margins during surgery. This technique could lead to a reduction in follow-up breast cancer surgeries and reduce rates of breast cancer recurrence.
NIBIB in the News · May 13, 2022
Researchers are improving the odds for patients with the development of an implantable soft electronic vascular monitoring system. Their smart stent and printed soft sensors, is capable of wireless real-time monitoring of hemodynamics without batteries or circuits. Source: Science Daily/Georgia Tech
NIBIB in the News · May 13, 2022
New research introduces a novel network analysis technology that uses minimally invasive resting state electrophysiological recordings to localize seizure onset brain regions and predict seizure outcomes in just 10 minutes. Source: Carnegie Mellon University
NIBIB in the News · May 5, 2022
A collaborative team from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have developed a silk composite for significantly improved tendon regeneration and repair. Source: Science Daily