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NIBIB in the News · September 22, 2023
Scientists have shown that their steerable lung robot can autonomously maneuver the intricacies of the lung, while avoiding important lung structures. Source: University of North Carolina Health Care/Science Daily
Press Releases · September 21, 2023
NIH will advance the development of home-based and point-of-care health technologies with awards to six technology research and development centers around the country. The centers comprise the Point of Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) and will parlay the momentum of the original network established in 2007 by the NIBIB.
NIBIB in the News · September 20, 2023
Researchers have identified uric acid as a potential therapy to enhance recovery from acute ischemic stroke using a new method for conducting preclinical animal research. Source:
Press Releases · September 18, 2023
The Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Technology (RADx® Tech) Fetal Monitoring Challenge calls on scientists, engineers, and clinicians around the country to submit their innovative approaches and compete for prizes and additional resources to support technology development and clinical impact.
NIBIB in the News · September 18, 2023
With Covid-19 cases up across the country, many people are once again relying on home tests to guide decisions about going to work and sending their kids to school and other activities.

Source: CNN

NIBIB in the News · September 13, 2023
Many different conditions affect the accuracy of COVID tests, especially at-home tests, Todd Merchak, co-lead of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), told Health. Source: Health
NIBIB in the News · September 13, 2023
A team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering undergraduates took home a $15,000 prize at the National Institutes of Health’s 2023 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge, which seeks innovative solutions to unmet health needs. Source: Johns Hopkins University
NIBIB in the News · September 11, 2023
The COVID tests that have been in use over the last few years should still work to detect new variants, assuming they aren’t expired.

Source: Health

NIBIB in the News · September 5, 2023
Recent weeks have brought a rise in COVID-19 cases across the city, returning many sniffling, coughing city dwellers to the days of testing, medicating and quarantining. But the infrastructure around getting help for COVID has changed since previous surges. The CDC still “strongly encourages everyone” who takes an at-home COVID test to report the results, whether it is positive or negative, and recommends doing so through, a collaboration between the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health and the health-care technology company Care Evolution. Source: West Side Rag