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Lab Demonstrates 3-D Printed Tissue, Blood Vessel Implant

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A biomedical engineering team transplanted into a lab rat synthetic tissue with blood vessels made by three-dimensional printing. . . . → Read More: Lab Demonstrates 3-D Printed Tissue, Blood Vessel Implant

Gene Therapy Delivery Company Gains $26M in Early Funds

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A developer of delivery methods for gene therapies promising greater safety for patients is raising $26 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Gene Therapy Delivery Company Gains $26M in Early Funds

Delivery Tech Licensed for CBD Epilepsy Nasal Spray

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A company is developing a nasal spray for epilepsy symptoms with a cannabis extract delivered in nanoscale polymer particles to the brain. . . . → Read More: Delivery Tech Licensed for CBD Epilepsy Nasal Spray

Small Biz Grant to Advance Cancer Chemotherapy Patch

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A medical device company is receiving a small business grant from NIH to commercialize a patch that delivers chemotherapy directly to oral tumors. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant to Advance Cancer Chemotherapy Patch

Synthetic Blood Vessel Maker Gains $2.2M in Seed Funds

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A start-up company creating synthetic blood vessels for transplants, based on research in materials science and cell biology, is raising $2.2 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Blood Vessel Maker Gains $2.2M in Seed Funds

3-D Printed Scaffold Helps Regrow Soft Tissue

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Researchers developed a biodegradable polymer for printed implant scaffolds that in lab rodents maintains its shape to encourage cell and tissue growth. . . . → Read More: 3-D Printed Scaffold Helps Regrow Soft Tissue

Face Mask Sensor Detects Covid-19 Virus

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Engineers designed sensors made from bioactive materials integrated into fabrics, beginning with a face mask that detects the SARS-CoV-2 virus. . . . → Read More: Face Mask Sensor Detects Covid-19 Virus

Long-Acting Capsule Helps Reduce Opioid Use

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A capsule designed to take once a week is shown in animal tests to continuously deliver a craving-reduction drug in that time and suppress opioid intake. . . . → Read More: Long-Acting Capsule Helps Reduce Opioid Use

Flexible Electrodes Devised for Implanted Devices

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Biomedical engineers designed flexible electrodes that in lab tests safely connect and deliver electrical current to animal hearts and brains. . . . → Read More: Flexible Electrodes Devised for Implanted Devices

DNA Data Search, Retrieval Medium Designed

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A bioengineering team created a practical technique for using DNA as a medium to store and retrieve vast and rapidly growing volumes of data. . . . → Read More: DNA Data Search, Retrieval Medium Designed