ATLANTA - For the very first time, embryonic stem cells are being used on a human with a spinal cord injury and it's happening at Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
A researcher from the biomedical engineering department operated by Georgia Tech and Emory University has received a $1.5 million NIH Director's New Innovator Award to support a project aimed at reducing the incidence of stroke in children with sickle cell disease.
Phillip Santangelo, assistant professor in the Coulter Department, has received an R01 NIH/National Institute for General Medicine Sciences award to develop single molecule sensitive probes for the study of virus replication, assembly and budding.
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patient's own bone.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $3 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology to fund a unique research program on stem cell bio-manufacturing.
By swapping out one specific hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.
Ravi Bellamkonda, a professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named an associate vice president within the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR).
The tunable fluorescent nanoparticles known as quantum dots make ideal tools for distinguishing and identifying rare cancer cells in tissue biopsies, Emory and Georgia Tech scientists have demonstrated.
Melissa Kemp, Ph.D. was named the winner of the third annual Council for Systems Biology in Boston (CSB2) Award, sponsored by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The award was presented this morning during the CSB2 2010 International
Conference on Systems Biology of Human Disease.
Mark Prausnitz, PhD. presents the Medtronic Lecture in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, on June 2, 2010.
Modeling control of the electric power grid on the brain
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010