Developing Innovative Biomaterials

Life In Science

Recipient of this year's Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature, Dr. Khademhosseini tells us a little about his career and the work his lab is doing to develop innovative biomaterials that can help address a variety of biomedical challenges.

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Organs-on-Chips: Applications, Challenges, and the Future

Article

Limitations of current planar, static cell culture systems or animal models highlight the urgent need for more physiologically relevant models of human organs, and have fuelled the development of organs-on-chips.

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Mass Spectrometry in the Clinic

Article

Here we take a look at some of the clinical applications that mass spectrometry currently plays a role in, and where the technology could be headed.

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High Purity Plasma Extraction

Blog

To learn about some of the challenges of extracting plasma from blood, and how a recently developed microfluidic device could help overcome some of these, we spoke to Dr. Weihua Li.

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Neurons Act to Resist Weight-Loss Through Dieting

Neurons Act to Resist Weight-Loss Through Dieting

News

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce.

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Liver Fluke Granulin Structural Fold Provides Wound Healing Opportunity
News

Researchers can now mass produce wound-healing peptides isolated from the spit of the human parasitic liver fluke, a worm that causes liver cancer and kills 26,000 people in Thailand each year.

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Fine-tuning CRISPR to Create Popular Mouse Models
News

Easi-CRISPR has the potential to revolutionize the speed at which mutant mouse models can be created

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Biogen's MS Drug FAMPYRA Granted Standard Marketing Authorization in EU
News

Biogen's drug FAMPYRA improves walking for MS sufferers and has been granted standard marketing authorization.

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