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December 3, 2020
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For the first time, NIH-funded researchers have used stem cells to grow intestinal tissues with a functioning nervous system. The advance creates new opportunities for studying intestinal diseases, nutritional health, and diabetes. It also brings researchers one step closer to growing patient-specific human intestines for transplant.
December 3, 2020
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The Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is delighted to congratulate two of its research grantees, Dr. Michael C. McAlpine and Dr. Craig Duvall, for being named recipients of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The award highlights the key role that the Administration places in encouraging and accelerating American technological innovation to grow the economy and tackle the nation’s greatest challenges.
October 3, 2019
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The bionic system will enable a cyclist paralyzed from a spinal cord injury to pilot a three-wheeled recumbent cycle in the international Cybathlon.
September 10, 2019
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Case Western Reserve University will open a new center designed to develop evaluation technology and set standards for testing and improving engineered cartilage that could one day replace a variety of prosthetic devices.
December 3, 2020
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NIH-funded scientists have developed a 3D micro-scaffold technology that promotes reprogramming of stem cells into neurons.