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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
Machines Keep Donated Organs Alive Outside the Body

A new system that keeps lungs viable and breathing after removing them from an organ donor has helped doctors boost successful lung transplants by 50 percent.

Melissae Fellet
October 23, 2017
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3D-Printed Spider Silk Can Grow Heart Muscle Cells

Researchers have succeeded in growing heart muscle tissue on a substrate made from 3D-printed, bioengineered spider silk. The results show promise for the production of functional heart tissue for improving cardiac function after heart attacks and strokes.

Mark Crawford
October 23, 2017
Nanotech Could Transform Organ Transplants

Sign up for AABME’s white paper series to receive the next white paper authored by Jedediah Lewis, Dr. Alyssa Ward, Dr. Greg Fahy, Mark Severs, Dr. Boris Schmalz, and Dr. Gloria Elliott.

October 18, 2017
Podcast: The Biomedical Industry and the Internet of Things

The biomedical industry is beginning to see how the Internet of Things brings efficiencies to research and development as well as production.

October 16, 2017
Instant Cancer Check Identifies Cancer in Seconds

Identifying cancer early is a crucial step toward effective treatment. But the current detection method is slow and may not be accurate. A new handheld device may make detecting cancer quicker and more accurate.

Meredith Nelson
October 16, 2017
5 Things You Should Know About User Research

Understanding patient needs and defining user requirements first-hand will lead to a more efficient product development process. By watching this presentation, you will learn the top 5 things engineers should think about when researching and designing for human subjects.

October 12, 2017
New Wound Care Product Offers the Next Step in Healing

A new wound dressing fights infection and uses human cells to regrow tissue without scarring.

Cassie Kelly
October 09, 2017
Longer Development for Brain-Controlled Prosthesis

An Iceland-based company is now developing the second generation of a system that allows amputees to control foot prosthetics naturally, with subconscious commands.

John Kosowatz
October 09, 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
Podcast: Computational Modeling and Cardiovascular Biomechanics

A manufacturer would never dream of creating a new airliner or vehicle part without first going through rigorous computational modeling. Prof. Alison Marsden, Stanford University, says this is how bioengineers should think and work as well, specifically when operating on our most vital organ, the heart.

October 02, 2017
Bioengineering with New Materials

From heart patches to micromotors that deliver medicine directly to the stomach lining, new materials are being bioengineered to heal the body.

Alan Brown
September 25, 2017
Exoskeleton Promises Relief for Shoulder Injuries

New technologies are being used to create a five degrees-of-freedom (DoF), low-inertia shoulder exoskeleton.

September 25, 2017
New Congressional Fellowship Available in Bioengineering

ASME has expanded its congressional fellowship program to include a new opportunity with a focus on bioengineering. Applications are due January 31, 2018.

September 21, 2017