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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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Novel nanoparticle enhances radiation tumor killing

NIBIB researchers have designed a nanoparticle that generates radiation-induced oxygen free radicals in the low-oxygen center of tumors, dramatically increasing tumor destruction.
1-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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2D Nanomaterials Prolong Growth Factor Release to Mend Cartilage

NIBIB-funded researchers have designed a new class of two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials that are disc-shaped and flat on the surface, similar to a coin, to aid in treatments for cartilage repair.
26-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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