NEWS & EVENTS
Novel technology has been used to monitor vulnerabilities for cardiovascular events, aid in diagnosis and treatment. Read more at UW Today.
A desktop diagnosis tool has been developed that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days. The breakthrough was made possible by a combination of proprietary chemistry, innovative electrical engineering and high-end imaging and analysis techniques powered by machine learning. Read more at Phys.org.news
Researchers have designed a small voltaic cell that is sustained by the acidic fluids in the stomach and generates enough power to run sensors or drug delivery devices that can reside in the gastrointestinal tract for extended periods. This type of power could offer a safer and longer-lasting alternative to the traditional batteries now used to power such devices. Read more at MIT News.
Read more at Brigham Health magazine.
Biomedical engineers report they have worked out a noninvasive way to release and deliver concentrated amounts of a drug to the brain of rats in a temporary, localized manner using ultrasound. Read more at DotMed.com