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Video: Interfacing Humans and Machines

Prosthetics are moving beyond simple mechanical functions and are becoming part of the human body itself.

March 19, 2018
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Soft Robots Transform Medicine from the Inside Out

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles bioengineering department developed a tissue-based soft robot that resembles a stingray. The research is being used to transform regenerative medicine, as well as diagnostics and robotic systems that could function within the human body.

Tim Sprinkle
March 19, 2018
The Challenges and Promise of Cell Therapy Production

Dr. Patrick Hanley, assistant research professor of pediatrics in the Center for Cancer and Immunology research at the Children’s Research Institute in Washington D.C. and director of the Good Manufacturing Practices cell therapy laboratory at Children’s National Health System, on the new developments in the design and manufacturing for T cell therapies. He discussed ways in which technology can help simplify the methodologies and bring consistency and scalability to cell manufacturing.

Tanuja Koppal
March 12, 2018
Augmented Reality Gives New Sight to Bioengineers, Doctors

More bioengineers are taking a serious look at how virtual and augmented reality tools, like Microsoft's HoloLens can expand their design capabilities, especially for medical imaging and computation, simulations, and implants and devices.

Mark Crawford
March 12, 2018
Engineering Consortium Focuses on Cell Therapy Production

Georgia Tech Engineers created an organization to develop standards and production processes designed to mass produce life-saving cell-based therapeutics at affordable prices. Via AABME.

Nancy S. Giges
March 05, 2018
Doctors Reach for Remote Control to Improve Cancer Care

A new ultrasound technique that manipulates immune cells from outside the body could be the future of cancer care.

Tim Sprinkle
March 05, 2018
Researchers Grow Human Heart Muscle

Duke University researchers have created human heart muscle in the laboratory, and successfully grown it large enough to provide a patch that contracts and transmits electrical signals.

John Kosowatz
February 26, 2018
Molecular Mailman Improves Delivery of Gene Therapy

Researchers discover new molecular linker that orients targeting antibodies to help nucleic-acid filled particles reach target cells via AABME

Melissae Fellet
February 26, 2018
Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Children with Scoliosis

A new exoskeleton spine brace promises to offer children and teens with scoliosis more mobility and comfort than traditional braces.

John Tibbetts
February 20, 2018
Video: Electromyographically Actuated Bionic Limbs

Albert Manero, President of Limbitless Solutions, describes the groundbreaking work he and his team are doing in the fields of prosthetics and bionics, work that includes a brush with fame in the form of a certain Marvel superhero.

February 20, 2018
Printing Organs That Give

To a surgeon, a useful model organ needs to be more than a rigid plastic curio. It needs the feel of the real thing if it’s to be any good for practice. Now researchers have created a 3D printed organ with the elasticity of flesh and blood.

Michael Abrams
February 12, 2018
Scaffold-Grown Tumor Cells to Personalize Cancer Treatments

Testing drugs against patients’ cancer cells—without subjecting patients to chemotherapy—could lead to better, faster treatment.

Menaka Wilhelm
February 12, 2018
Cell Research Taps into Fountain of Youth

A new breakthrough in anti-aging research could lead to gene and stem cell therapies that turn back the hands of time.

Michael MacRae
February 05, 2018