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Grantee News · December 27, 2018

A team of investigators has developed a system using artificial intelligence to quickly diagnose and classify brain hemorrhages and to provide the basis of its decisions from relatively small image datasets. Read more from Mass General News.

Grantee News · December 19, 2018

New battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss devices developed by engineers could offer a promising new weapon for battling the bulge. Read more from Medical Express.

Grantee News · December 17, 2018

Researchers have invented a new way to fabricate nanoscale 3D objects of nearly any shape. They can also pattern the objects with a variety of useful materials, including metals, semiconducting quantum dots, and DNA. Read more from MIT News.

Grantee News · December 14, 2018

Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. Their capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions, or a combination of those functions, can reside in the stomach for at least a month, transmitting information and responding to instructions from a user's smartphone. Read more at MIT News.

Science Highlights · December 14, 2018
Wearable ultrasound patch penetrates the skin to measure blood pressure
NIBIB-funded researchers are literally breaking barriers using ultrasound waves emitted from a flexible patch to accurately measure central blood pressure and help detect cardiovascular problems earlier.
Grantee News · December 12, 2018

Experts say patients can get results before they leave the doctor’s office, allowing them to start treatments earlier. Read more from Healthline...

Science Highlights · December 7, 2018
patient and technician at mammography machine
NIBIB-funded researchers have created a novel, low-cost biosensor to detect HER-2, a breast cancer biomarker in the blood, allowing for a far less invasive diagnostic test than the current practice, a needle biopsy.
Science Highlights · December 6, 2018
PET image of rabbits brain
Tuberculosis meningitis causes life-threatening inflammation of the membranes in the brain and spinal cord.
Grantee News · December 3, 2018

A new, low-cost wound dressing could dramatically speed up healing in a surprising way. The method leverages energy generated from a patient's own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury. Read more form University of Wisconsin-Madison News.

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