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WEBINAR: Simplifying Quality Systems for Tissue Engineering Success: Lessons from the Nuclear Power Industry

In the tissue engineering industry there is a lot of discussion around the complexities of seeding adherent cells, the best modes for generating vascularized scaffolds, the challenges associated with the packaging and transport of tissue-engineered medical products (TEMPs), and how to get your product to market quickly.

September 18, 2019
WEBINAR: Virtual Reality: A Brief Review of the Future

This presentation will provide a brief description of the various forms of VR technology and describe the trajectory of Clinical VR over the last 20 years addressing health and clinical treatment of anxiety disorders, PTSD, pain management, autism, and in the assessment/rehabilitation of stroke, brain injury, and other neurologically-based conditions. We will also discuss advances in Virtual Human technology for clinical training, healthcare coaching, and clinical interviewing.

September 03, 2019
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Implant Could Heal Spinal Cord Injury

A team of engineers and neuroscientists has built a spinal implant that may one day be used to heal a broken spinal cord in humans.

Lina Zeldovich
March 25, 2019
Biomedical Engineers 3D Print Corneal Transplants to Treat Eye Diseases

Biomedical engineers are developing a number of techniques to 3D print corneal transplants to overcome shortages of donated corneas.

Lina Zeldovich
March 04, 2019
Sense of Touch Added to Prosthetic Hand

A new prosthetic hand offers amputees the ability to “feel” grasping and manipulating objects—and it’s already being used at home, outside the laboratory setting, for several months. 

Kayt Sukel
March 04, 2019
Biomedical Engineers Grow Human Tissue that Suppress Immune Response

Biomedical engineers grow personalized tissue transplants for heart, spinal cord, and brain from patients’ own fatty cells.

Lina Zeldovich
February 25, 2019
Biomedical Engineers Grow Human Tissue that Suppress Immune Response

Biomedical engineers grow personalized tissue transplants for heart, spinal cord, and brain from patients’ own fatty cells.

Lina Zeldovich
February 25, 2019
3D-Printed Implant Heals Severed Spinal Cord

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, created a 3D-printed spinal cord implant that help heal spinal injuries and markedly restores neural functioning. The implant shields neural progenitor cells while also directing orderly growth of axons.

Lina Zeldovich
February 11, 2019
Advance in Metabolic Engineering: Easier Way to Find Right Bacteria

Korean researchers find simpler way to discover which bacteria can produce the highest concentration of a valuable chemical intermediate.

Menaka Wilhelm
February 11, 2019
Self-cleaning Glaucoma Implant Could Improve Eye Treatment

Biomedical engineers develop self-cleaning glaucoma implant that could prevent blockage, improve eye treatment.

Menaka Wilhelm
February 01, 2019
Synthetic Vein Graft Could Prevent Blood Clotting, Thrombosis

Engineers have tested a design for synthetic grafts that mimics the active wrinkling of natural arteries, a movement that helps to reduce the risk of thrombosis.

Kayt Sukel
January 23, 2019
Engineered Spinal Disc Replacement Works as Well as Native Disc

Researchers used cells to build and test a disc replacement with the strength and flex of a native disc, paving the way for human use.

John Tibbetts
January 08, 2019
3D Bioprinting Pen Grows Bone, Cartilage

Handheld BioPen filled with stem cells grows bone and cartilage to heal failing joints

Michael MacRae
January 07, 2019
Embedded Device Stimulates Nerve Recovery, Then Absorbed by Body

Engineers develop the first bioelectronic medicine—an implantable device that stimulates nerve regeneration with electrical pulses. Once the nerve heals, the device disintegrates and the body absorbs it without toxic side effects.

Lina Zeldovich
January 02, 2019