Imaging Tool Quickly Measures Brain Cancer Treatment Effectiveness

An experimental imaging technique could help clinicians quickly identify the effectiveness of brain cancer treatment, change therapies if needed, and predict tumor aggressiveness.

John Tibbetts
November 12, 2018
Microfluidics and Microscopy Deliver a Better Blood Clot Diagnostic

A new method using advanced microfluidics and miscroscopy could offer clinicians a better way of detecting blood clots to prevent strokes and heart attacks. 

Menaka Wilhelm
November 05, 2018
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An MRI That Won’t Scare Kids and Could Help Adults

A group of doctors and engineers solve problems that prevent doctors from ordering an MRI for some children.

Poornima Apte
October 29, 2018
A Better Way to Burn Tumors

Surgeons could torch tumors faster and more accurately with help from a new thermal imaging system.

John Tibbetts
August 20, 2018
Device Could Allow Chemo Patients to Test Blood Cell Levels at Home

MIT scientists have developed a prototype device that allows chemotherapy patients to test their white blood cell levels without pricking a finger or taking a blood sample.

John Tibbetts
July 16, 2018
Fiberscope Lets Scientists Look Deeper Into the Brain

A new device called Fiberscope could help scientists with their searches by giving them a less-invasive look into the brain’s depths.

Menaka Wilhelm
July 16, 2018
New Funding Increases Access to Hot Cryo-EM Microscopy Technology

Scientists and bioengineers are warming up to cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM), an ultra-low-temperature technique for visualizing the atomic-level inner workings of human cells and other applications.

Michael MacRae
July 09, 2018
Microscope Reveals Subcellular Activity in 3D Living Color

After a decade of work in his lab at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Eric Betzig has developed a microscope that presents an unprecedented picture of subcellular activity in 3D living color.

Nancy S. Giges
June 11, 2018
Butterfly Eye Inspires Camera for Better Cancer Detection

Engineers and physicians have developed a camera inspired by a butterfly’s eye to distinguish between tumors and healthy tissue in breast cancer patients. The system could help surgeons detect and remove cancerous tissue more effectively than current technologies.

Melissa Lutz Blouin
May 29, 2018
Surface Coatings for Biomedical Technologies

Risk of infection continues to be an issue across the healthcare arena. A Frost & Sullivan industry research study published in May 2017 reported that global revenue in the antimicrobial coating materials market stood at $700 million in 2016, and is poised to reach $1.1 billion by 2021.

October 24, 2017
Improved Brain Imaging Eliminates Inaccuracies

A new technology's integrated software system reduces the usual unhelpful variations in tumor measurement and could well translate to more lives saved, say its developers.

Stephanie Stephens
October 02, 2017
Imaging, Biomarkers, and Cancer

The landscape is constantly evolving for imaging technology and biomarkers, and how they impact cancer detection and treatment. Frost & Sullivan has provided AABME with market intelligence on key innovations for imaging and biomarker technology for oncology.

August 12, 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
New Detector Takes Electron Microscope Movies

A new detector for scanning transmission electron microscopes may help researchers develop more effective drugs and map how cancer spreads from cell to cell, or enable them to probe the causes of other cell-based diseases.

Jeff O'Heir
June 19, 2017