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Grantee News · August 22, 2019
Researchers demonstrate critical improvements to functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)-based optical imaging in the brain.
Grantee News · August 19, 2019

Researchers have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in MRI exams. Read more from Mass General News.

Grantee News · August 2, 2019
Scientists have developed a new way to track neural activity. The technique can target specific brain cells and relies on dyes that are brighter and more stable than those currently used.
Grantee News · July 31, 2019
Researchers have developed a gel that can be injected into the tissue lining the colon, forming a 'cushion' that makes it easier to remove precancerous polyps during a colonoscopy.
Grantee News · July 24, 2019
Researchers describe a new class of biocompatible probes, laser particles that can be inserted inside living cells.
Grantee News · July 15, 2019
Researchers have developed a significantly improved delivery mechanism for the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method in the liver using biodegradable synthetic lipid nanoparticles.
Grantee News · July 12, 2019
An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body's immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis.
Grantee News · July 3, 2019
Inspired by such natural designs, a team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed an innovative way to control the hydrophobicity of a surface to benefit to the biomedical field.
Grantee News · July 1, 2019
Researchers have come up with a novel way to prevent fibrosis, which can lead to rejection of implantable medical devices, by incorporating a crystallized immunosuppressant drug into the devices.
Grantee News · July 1, 2019
Researchers have developed an improved technique for using magnetic nanoclusters to kill hard-to-reach tumors.