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3D printed technology streamlines common medical test

Scientists have taken a common, yet laborious lab test and redesigned it to be performed in small 3D printed pipette tips used to measure and transfer fluids in the laboratory.
25-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ultrasound imaging can monitor the exact drug dose and delivery site in the brain

An ultrasound imaging technique called passive cavitation imaging was able to create an image and estimate the amount of a drug that crossed the blood-brain barrier to reach a specific location in the brain, according to a study by NIBIB-funded...
17-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers grow bone at rib to restore facial bone

Bioengineers used bone engineered in 3D-printed mold and grown alongside the ribs of sheep to successfully replace a portion of the animals’ jaw bones. They hope to develop the tissue regenerative procedure for human application .
11-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artificial intelligence enables high quality CT scans with reduced radiation

A team of NIBIB-funded bioengineers at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute developed an AI technique to rapidly convert low-dose CT scans to superior images compared to a conventional technique. Low-dose CT minimizes x-ray radiation to a patient.
10-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Path paved for printing replacement organs

Bioengineers have developed a 3D printing technique that creates the interacting networks for transport of air, blood, and other bodily fluids—a major step toward 3D printed replacement organs.
28-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NIH and radiology societies map path for translational research on AI in medical imaging

A new report, with contributions from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, provides a roadmap for translational research on artificial intelligence (AI) in medical...
28-May-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A super tool helps kids with autism improve socialization skills

A team of NIH-funded researchers at Stanford University Medical School has found that children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass. The smart...
21-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rapid ID of tumor cell metabolism aids treatment

NIBIB-funded researchers used photoacoustic imaging for rapid measurement of metabolic rate of individual cells from breast tumors—information that can help guide treatment strategies.
16-May-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) is part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. NIBIB's mission is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies. The Institute is committed to integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care.


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