Category Archives: Medical Devices

Injection of cells into pancreas to eradicate insulin injection need in the type I diabetics

Encellin is working to develop a pancreatic implant capable of producing insulin to eradicate the need for insulin injections in the type I diabetic population.  While still in the clinical trial phase, the implant in mice allowed insulin producing cells

Injection of cells into pancreas to eradicate insulin injection need in the type I diabetics

Encellin is working to develop a pancreatic implant capable of producing insulin to eradicate the need for insulin injections in the type I diabetic population.  While still in the clinical trial phase, the implant in mice allowed insulin producing cells

3D printing to regenerate joint and cartilage for those with degenerative joint disease

The University of Maastricht’s Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN) have begun 3D printing joints for patients suffering from degenerative joint disease and osteoarthritis.  These printed scaffolds are filled with stem cells in an effort to reform the cartilage that

3D printing to regenerate joint and cartilage for those with degenerative joint disease

The University of Maastricht’s Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN) have begun 3D printing joints for patients suffering from degenerative joint disease and osteoarthritis.  These printed scaffolds are filled with stem cells in an effort to reform the cartilage that

Detecting lung cancer in the patients breath

The University of Louisville is developing a microchip able to detect elevated compounds in the breath of patients with lung cancer. Covalent bonds between cancer related compounds and the microchip crease specific masses that may be able to alert health

Detecting lung cancer in the patients breath

The University of Louisville is developing a microchip able to detect elevated compounds in the breath of patients with lung cancer. Covalent bonds between cancer related compounds and the microchip crease specific masses that may be able to alert health

Intestinal biosensor modeled after tapeworm

The University of Nebraska has developed a biosensor that can be swallowed and latched into the small intestine without an invasive procedure.  The device was inspired by a tape worm in its size and ability to latch onto mucosa. Full

Intestinal biosensor modeled after tapeworm

The University of Nebraska has developed a biosensor that can be swallowed and latched into the small intestine without an invasive procedure.  The device was inspired by a tape worm in its size and ability to latch onto mucosa. Full

Mixed virtual reality headset to supplement anatomy lab learning

Case Western Reserve University is at the forefront of utilizing a mix of virtual reality and physical models to teach medical student anatomy.  Interactive 3D imaging through a wearable set of googles is changing the standard of learning in the

Mixed virtual reality headset to supplement anatomy lab learning

Case Western Reserve University is at the forefront of utilizing a mix of virtual reality and physical models to teach medical student anatomy.  Interactive 3D imaging through a wearable set of googles is changing the standard of learning in the

Wearable, mobile monitor to detect cancers of multiple types

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer  Center of New York has developed a mobile device capable of detecting cancer biomarkers in patients.  The goals of this piece of technology is to avoid excessive tissue biopsies in patients concerned for, or with

Wearable, mobile monitor to detect cancers of multiple types

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer  Center of New York has developed a mobile device capable of detecting cancer biomarkers in patients.  The goals of this piece of technology is to avoid excessive tissue biopsies in patients concerned for, or with

Mobile head device able to detect stoke in patients

Cerebrotech of Pleasanton, CA developed the volumetric impedance phase-shift spectroscopy (VIPS) machine able to detect both occlusive and hemorrhagic strokes. This device is a mobile machine placed on the head to detect disturbances in flow and perfusion to the brain.

Mobile head device able to detect stoke in patients

Cerebrotech of Pleasanton, CA developed the volumetric impedance phase-shift spectroscopy (VIPS) machine able to detect both occlusive and hemorrhagic strokes. This device is a mobile machine placed on the head to detect disturbances in flow and perfusion to the brain.