Putting Skin in the Game

This “skin on a chip” bioreactor can help researchers study and treat keloid disease and other forms of extreme scarring.

John Kosowatz
January 16, 2018
Industry Confronts Challenge of Shipping Cells for Therapy

A new system may help solve the problem of shipping cells between laboratories and hospitals and clinics by developing an alternative to cryopreservation.

Alan Brown
January 16, 2018
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Virus Shortage for Cell Therapies Creates Engineering Opportunity

Engineering and manufacturing expertise could ease the shortage of viral vectors used for drug delivery in the booming gene therapy market.

Michael MacRae
January 08, 2018
Heat-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Save Donor Organs

A new technique using heat-emitting nanoparticles helps doctors reheat cryocooled donor organs rapidly enough to prevent ice recrystallization, which cracks and destroys organs.

Theresa Sullivan ...
January 02, 2018
Podcast: Augmented Biology Makes Ears from Apples

Professor Andrew Pelling of Pelling Lab discusses his work in augmented biology and growing human tissue on cellulose scaffolding made from apples and other fruits and vegetables.

Jeff O'Heir
January 02, 2018
3D Bioprinter Technology Targets Researchers

In the wake of recent developments in the field of cell therapy, bioprinter vendors are seeking to market to more sophisticated researchers.

Alan Brown
December 18, 2017
Active Teaching Methods Shake Up Biomedical Education

To better engage students, professors are integrating active learning methods into their biomedical classes.

John Kosowatz
December 18, 2017
The Quest to 3D Print Surrogate Human Tissue

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute now are tackling the challenge of 3D-printing nonbiological parts that mimic the actual physical properties of human tissue.

John Kosowatz
November 20, 2017
Growing Stem Cells in 3D Microgels for Regenerative Medicine

Binil Starly discusses his work on culturing stem cells in 3D microgels using a low shear stress rotating wheel-type bioreactor. The study poses microgels as a viable option for growing millions to billions of the therapeutic stem cells required for regenerative medicine.

Tanuja Koppal
November 20, 2017
Cell Therapy Manufacturing: Quality By Design

Before they can deliver cell therapy products to large numbers of patients, engineers must find a way to manufacture them safely, reliably, and cost-effectively. Now, a team of bioengineers have a manufacturing paradigm they think can improve that process.

Kayt Sukel
November 06, 2017
Canada Joins the CAR T-Cell Club

Canada and GE Lifesciences are teaming up on a $40 million center to drive innovation in cell therapy manufacturing and scale-up.

Michael MacRae
November 06, 2017
Nanotech Could Transform Organ Transplants

Sign up for AABME’s white paper series to receive the next white paper authored by Jedediah Lewis, Dr. Alyssa Ward, Dr. Greg Fahy, Mark Severs, Dr. Boris Schmalz, and Dr. Gloria Elliott.

October 18, 2017
Genome Editing White Paper Coming in July

We are almost ready to share the next AABME white paper, Genome Editing and Biomanufacturing, by Gang Bao, a pioneer in nanomedicine, molecular imaging, and the emerging area of genome editing.

July 20, 2017
Implanting Fully Working Microbots in Humans

Researchers have developed a way to manufacture microrobots solely from biomaterials that have freely moving parts, can be safely implanted in the body, and can be activated wirelessly.

Nancy S. Giges
April 17, 2017