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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
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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
Pancreas Cell Implant Aims to Eliminate Insulin Injections

Encellin is working to eliminate insulin injections for diabetic patients with an insulin-producing implant containing live cells.

Melissae Fellet
November 27, 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
Soft Robotics Target Hand, Finger Rehab for Stroke Patients

A soft robotic device being developed by researchers could give patients a quicker boost toward manipulating their fingers to hold and grasp items.

John Kosowatz
November 13, 2017
New Elastic Glue Seals Lung Punctures Without Sutures

An elastic glue made from a chemically modified naturally elastic protein can seal lung punctures without sutures. It can work alone or prevent leakage in conventional surgeries.

Melissae Fellet
November 13, 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
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
Reviewing Development of Ventricular Assist Devices

A new research paper reviews the current state of ventricular assist device (VAD) technology, summarizes advancements, and discusses complications and argues for development of alternatives for heart-failure therapy.

October 30, 2017
Putting the Freeze on Ice Recrystallization

New classes of molecules based on naturally occurring sugars promise to preserve cryogenically frozen cells and perhaps organs without any of the toxic side effects of current treatment.

Melissae Fellet
October 30, 2017