Category Archives: Regenerative Medicine

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

Implantable telescope to aid in vision loss of macular degeneration patients

VisionCare of Saratoga, CA are working to develop an implantable telescope to prevent the vision loss of acute macular degeneration patients.  The implant is designed to magnify and better project images to the macula. Full article: https://aabme-cms.herokuapp.com/posts/implantable-telescope-treats-common-cause-of-low-vision

Implantable telescope to aid in vision loss of macular degeneration patients

VisionCare of Saratoga, CA are working to develop an implantable telescope to prevent the vision loss of acute macular degeneration patients.  The implant is designed to magnify and better project images to the macula. Full article: https://aabme-cms.herokuapp.com/posts/implantable-telescope-treats-common-cause-of-low-vision

Butterfly wings used in preventing sight loss in glaucoma patients

The California Institute of Technology is researching the use of longtail glasswing butterflies to develop implantable eye pressor sensors for glaucoma patients. The goal is for glaucoma patients to be able to monitor their intraocular pressure in the hopes of

Butterfly wings used in preventing sight loss in glaucoma patients

The California Institute of Technology is researching the use of longtail glasswing butterflies to develop implantable eye pressor sensors for glaucoma patients. The goal is for glaucoma patients to be able to monitor their intraocular pressure in the hopes of

Growing human blood vessels In Vitro – a potential insight into diabetic vascular disease

Researchers at University of British Columbia have published a new study in Nature detailing their work in growing replicas of human blood vessels from stem cells and then transplanting the replicas into mice as fully functioning veins and arteries. The

Growing human blood vessels In Vitro – a potential insight into diabetic vascular disease

Researchers at University of British Columbia have published a new study in Nature detailing their work in growing replicas of human blood vessels from stem cells and then transplanting the replicas into mice as fully functioning veins and arteries. The

Specific Neuronal Targeting with Optogenetics

This article, titled “Controlling neurons with light — but without wires or batteries”, focuses on a research team utilizing optogenetics to manipulate neurons. This team would load certain neurons with opsins, and then shine light onto desired region. Only the

Specific Neuronal Targeting with Optogenetics

This article, titled “Controlling neurons with light — but without wires or batteries”, focuses on a research team utilizing optogenetics to manipulate neurons. This team would load certain neurons with opsins, and then shine light onto desired region. Only the

Healing kidneys with nanotechnology

Researchers have developed a new method for treating and preventing acute kidney injury. Their technique involves the use of tiny, self-assembling forms measuring just billionths of a meter in diameter. Full article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181108142315.htm

Healing kidneys with nanotechnology

Researchers have developed a new method for treating and preventing acute kidney injury. Their technique involves the use of tiny, self-assembling forms measuring just billionths of a meter in diameter. Full article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181108142315.htm