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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
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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
Robot Helps Doctors Perform Delicate Microsurgeries

A new robot helps surgeons suppress tremors during reconstructive microsurgeries and allows more of them to perform those delicate tasks.

Theresa Sullivan ...
January 08, 2018
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
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
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
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
Podcast: Microchips Spur Atherosclerosis Research

Tony Kim of Georgia Tech discusses his use of microchips and nanomaterials in atherosclerosis research.

December 12, 2017
New Processes Bring Greater Confidence to Cell Therapies

New technologies for engineering cells, monitoring cellular attributes and accelerating manufacturing lead to better and safer cell therapy products.

Tanuja Koppal
December 11, 2017
Nanoparticles Help Antibiotics Kill Resistant Bacteria

Light-activated nanoparticles make existing antibiotics more effective against heavily antibiotic-resistant microbes. The research is giving new life to existing drugs that lose their effectiveness against antibiotic-resistant microbes.

Melissae Fellet
December 04, 2017
New Cell Therapy Could Expand CAR-T Treatments

Scientists are now developing alternative strategies for producing new types of CAR-T treatments.

Michael MacRae
December 04, 2017
Graphene Hits a Nerve in Neuroscience

Graphene-based neural sensors are showing promise in the treatment of brain disorders and injuries.

Michael MacRae
November 27, 2017