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Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

Fighting Cancer: ARM-ing Up New Therapies

Sunny Kumar February 13, 2011 0

David Spiegel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, has devoted his research to the synthesis of complex molecules capable of manipulating immunological functions to treat disease.

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Biosensing: The New Advance in Point of Care Technologies

Biosensing: The New Advance in Point of Care Technologies

Kara Brower February 13, 2011 0

In Professor Mark Reed’s lab at Yale, the focus within the last decade has been to size biosensing devices down to the nanoscale, thus aptly giving them name “nanosensors."

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Building Lungs on Scaffolding

Building Lungs on Scaffolding

Katherine Zhou December 1, 2010 0

Breathing is so effortless that we often take it for granted. However, our lungs are actually very delicate tissues with limited regeneration capacity. Upon lung failure, the only way to replace the tissue is

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Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts: The Bright Future of Heart Health

Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts: The Bright Future of Heart Health

Sudhakar Nuti October 2, 2010 1

Doctors rebuild heart vessels with tissue engineered vascular grafts (TEVG) provide novel treatment for congenital heart disorders. Dr. Christopher Breuer and Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka lead the TEVG revolution

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New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

New Medical Imaging System Developed by Yale Engineer and Collaborators

Sunny Kumar October 1, 2010 0

 A revolution has begun to take hold in hospitals around the country as both surgeons and diagnosticians move from a one-size-fits-all form of diagnosis and treatment to a more personalized form of medicine. Yale

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Cyro-Electron Microscopy and the BK Ion Channel

Cyro-Electron Microscopy and the BK Ion Channel

Sudhakar Nuti May 1, 2010 0

The BK channel, an ion channel that conducts potassium ions through cell mem­branes, has been implicated in the regulation of smooth muscles and neuron excitability.

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A Golden Ticket: The Massive Potential of Bulk Metallic Glass

A Golden Ticket: The Massive Potential of Bulk Metallic Glass

Liz Asai April 24, 2010 0

In the search for a material with the durability of steel and the flexibility of plastic, Dr. Jan Schroers, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, may have found the “golden ticket” - a biomaterial called

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An Artificial Approach to a Very Real Problem: Creating a Pancreas to Treat Type I Diabetes

An Artificial Approach to a Very Real Problem: Creating a Pancreas to Treat Type I Diabetes

Nimit Jain February 25, 2010 0

The insulin pump, developed at Yale in the 1970s, revolutionized the management of Type 1 Diabetes, but manual pump adjustment can be inexact. Now, researchers are designing an artificial pancreas that aims to imitate

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Undergraduate Profile: Jarrad Aguirre, DC ’09, Rhodes Scholar: “Dissecting Medical Anthropology at Oxford”

Undergraduate Profile: Jarrad Aguirre, DC ’09, Rhodes Scholar: “Dissecting Medical Anthropology at Oxford”

Anusha Raja October 25, 2009 0

A Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major, Jarrad Aguirre '09 was one of thirty-two American winners to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship, which he will use to complete an MSc in Medical Anthropology at

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Synthetic Proteins: Designing Your Own Biomedical Toolkit

Synthetic Proteins: Designing Your Own Biomedical Toolkit

Vikram Jairam December 27, 2008 0

The lab of Dr. Alanna Schepartz, Milton Harris ’29 is changing how researchers study proteins by pioneering research into the design and synthesis of three classes of molecules: miniature proteins, ß-peptide foldamers, and proto-fluorescent

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