Researchers generated stable lines of spinal cord neural stem cells in culture. Transplanted into a rat model of spinal cord injury, the cells enabled robust regeneration of functional neurons along the length of the spine.
13-Sep-2018 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NYU School of Medicine's Center for Advanced Imaging Innovation and Research, supported by NIBIB, will collaborate with Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research on an imaging project, called fastMRI, that will use AI to make MRI scans up to 10...
10-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NIH taps Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., to lead the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Bruce J. Tromberg, Ph.D., as director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). A pioneering leader in the field of biophotonics,...
6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
In the first study of independent in-home use of a brain-computer interface by a group of advanced ALS patients, the BCI system was found to be reliable; and of the eight individuals who completed the study, seven chose to keep the device for future...
29-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Pulmonary fibrosis is one of the most common and serious types of lung disease. Now researchers have developed an in vitro lung tissue-on-a-chip system that mimics lung fibrosis, offering rapid testing of potential new anti-fibrotic treatments.
28-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Projects focused on providing simple, low-cost modifications to surgical techniques that could reduce pain or damage from these procedures dominated this year’s Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge.
24-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
NIBIB-funded researchers at Stanford University used dual PET and MRI technology to detect increased bone remodeling in the injured knees of patients likely to get osteoarthritis. This increased bone activity was often seen next to areas of early...
20-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Shape Memory Medical recently announced FDA clearance for U.S. marketing of their IMPEDE Embolization Plug, a technology funded by NIBIB and created to block irregular blood vessels.
19-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
see all news
1-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDTsee all experts