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Rice's Rebecca Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Doug Beizer
Rice University bioengineer and global-health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum has received a MacArthur Fellowship. The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000, no-strings-attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and th
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Tufts researchers develop technique to generate human neural stem cells

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Doug Beizer
Tufts University researchers have discovered a new technique for generating rapidly-differentiating human neural stem cells for use in a variety of tissue engineering applications.
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Medical devices designed by undergrads to be recognized at BMES Annual Meeting

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Doug Beizer
NIBIB and BMES design competitions to be highlighted at BMES Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
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Rice researchers win grant to test low-cost syringe pump in Malawi

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Doug Beizer
Researchers at Rice University's global health initiative have developed a low-cost, rugged syringe pump and won a significant grant to clinically validate the technology.
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The 2016 Young Innovators of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Doug Beizer
The Journal Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering has named its CMBE Young Innovators for 2016. The competition is open to all researchers holding the rank of assistant professor (or equivalent) working in the field of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineerin
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Ultrasound could become a diagnostic imaging tool for better oral care

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Doug Beizer
Ultrasound could potentially become a non-invasive diagnostic imaging tool for better oral care, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering journal.
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Method for printing 3D keratin scaffolds could potentially aid tissue engineerin

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Doug Beizer
Keratin, a naturally-derived polymer derived from human hair, is physiologically biodegradable, provides adequate cell support, and can self-assemble or be crosslinked to form hydrogels, according to a paper published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineeri
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U of Michigan 'kidney on a chip' could lead to more precise drug dosing

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Doug Beizer
University of Michigan researchers have used a "kidney on a chip" device to mimic the flow of medication through human kidneys and measure its effect on kidney cells, according to a university article. The new technique could lead to more precise dosing o
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NIH Funds Pitt Study to Develop Culture-Free Fat Cell-Based Vascular Grafts

Monday, May 2, 2016
Doug Beizer
The National Institutes of Health have awarded BMES Fellow David Vorp, , with a two-year, $417,838 R21 grant for research into the use of cells from a patient's own adipose (fat) as vascular grafts in arterial bypass surgery, according to the university.
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Laser technology improves on inkjet printing for tissue engineering

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Doug Beizer
Laser induced forward transfer (LIFT) acts as a novel alternative to other plotting techniques such as inkjet printing due to its ability to precisely deposit and position tiny droplets while being gentle enough to preserve sensitive structures within the
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