A team of researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School...
- Real-time imaging technique steers probe to destroy tumours with heat
- US researchers develop technology to 3D print cells on skin
- In the spotlight: the National Centre for Healthcare Photonics
- Implantable islet oxygen device could treat type 1 diabetes
- Human gene atlas opens avenues for cancer and genetics studies
Real-time imaging technique steers probe to destroy tumours with heat
A team of researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering has created a real-time thermal imaging method that could help doctors deliver fast, safe and precise thermal ablation treatments for numerous ailments including tumours and epilepsy.
What is Micro-Molding?
There seems to be a lot of talk these days about micro-molding. This reflects the increased interest from designers and manufacturers in producing and procuring high precision, micro-featured plastic parts.
Your Partner and Specialist for Advanced Microelectronics
Founded as a supplier of electronic modules for active medical implants (e.g. pacemakers), MICRO SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (MSE) in Berg (Germany) is now an important partner and specialist for the international electronics industry. The company provides sophisticated solutions for advanced electronics at the highest level of quality.
US researchers develop technology to 3D print cells on skin
Researchers at the University of Minnesota in the US have developed technology capable of directly 3D printing biological cells and electronics on skin in real-time.
In the spotlight: the National Centre for Healthcare Photonics
The National Centre for Healthcare Photonics, due to open later in 2018, will help medical device companies to develop and refine their photonics-based technology, creating new products for the healthcare market. Elliot Gardner finds out more.
Implantable islet oxygen device could treat type 1 diabetes
Researchers at MIT have collaborated with Beta-O2 Technologies to develop an implantable device that can provide transplanted islet cells with a supply of oxygen so they have a chance of treating type 1 diabetes.
Medtronic’s DCB gets FDA approval for femoral artery lesions treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of long superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions.
Human gene atlas opens avenues for cancer and genetics studies
Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have created an atlas of the human genome, which highlights the roles genes play in health and disease, using gene editing technology and human embryonic stem cells.
Medical technology companies win Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Healthcare and medical technology-orientated businesses were among the 230 companies recognised at the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018.
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