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How Really Tiny Particles Fix Really Big Diseases

How Really Tiny Particles Fix Really Big Diseases

Adam Pissaris October 5, 2014 0

Researchers in the Saltzman Lab have manufactured nanoparticles capable of carrying drugs that edit the genome and correct mutations responsible for diseases like cystic fibrosis

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Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Face Lifts for Skin Cells: Fast Cell Cycles Lead to Efficient Reprogramming

Jacob Marks July 1, 2014 0

Yale Researcher Shangqin Guo finds that speeding up cells’ cycles increases the rate at which they reprogram to stem cells

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Redesigning Inflammation

Redesigning Inflammation

Renee Wu July 1, 2014 0

Biomedical engineers at Yale have created a new, more human-like model for studying inflammation with the goal that discoveries in a petri dish can actually translate to cures for diseases in the human body.

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Unplugging the Artificial Heart

Unplugging the Artificial Heart

Jasper Han July 1, 2014 1

The Free-D wireless power system, developed by Dr. Pramod Bonde of the Yale Department of Surgery, successfully wirelessly powers an implanted heart assistance device, creating much hope and promise for heart disease patients

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Use, Recycle, and Reuse: Innovation of Regenerative Biosensors

Use, Recycle, and Reuse: Innovation of Regenerative Biosensors

Jonathan Yu December 20, 2013 0

In discovering an approach to creating regenerative sensors, Mark Reed, Yale Professor of Electrical Engineering, has improved the efficacy and precision of biosensors in detecting biomarkers for cancer and other diseases

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Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

Ionic Conductors: From New Stereos to a Biomedical Revolution

Erwin Li December 20, 2013 0

In a materials engineering lab at Harvard University, researchers have demonstrated the ability for ionic conductors to be viable candidates for potential biomedical advances

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iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

Stephany Rhee May 30, 2013 0

During fieldwork, Dr. Isaac Bogoch assembled a microscope from an iPhone, an $8 ball lens, and some tape, to detect hookworms in 200 Tanzanian children. The invention gives hope for increased detection of the

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Using a Virus to Jump Start the Heart

Using a Virus to Jump Start the Heart

Grace Cao May 11, 2013 0

Viruses are often considered harmful, but new viral gene therapy techniques may soon be applied to help patients with heart conditions. Using viruses, researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have found a way to

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A New Weapon in the Fight Against Disease: Diagnosing Malaria with Magnets

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Disease: Diagnosing Malaria with Magnets

Brendan Shi May 11, 2013 0

An ingenious, easy-to-use diagnostic device developed by Vanderbilt professor Dr. Rick Haselton could be a game-changer in the fight against malaria.

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Yale Researchers Receive the Vilcek Prize

Yale Researchers Receive the Vilcek Prize

Jiahe Gu May 11, 2013 0

Professors Richard A. Flavell and Ruslan M. Medzhitov of the Yale Department of Immunobiology have been selected to receive the 2013 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

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