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  • August 1, 2019:

    Antibiotics are the predominant tool when fighting bacterial infections, but bacteriophages could potentially be a lot more effective. Researchers at McMaster University have developed a hydrogel loaded with an enormous amount of bacteriophage viruses that can overwhelm any bacterial defenses. Bacteriophages are viruses that attack bacteria and because they avoid injuring human cells they are a promising therapeutic tool. One millimeter of the gel holds over 300 trillion of the bacteriophage viruses, and if these are made to target specific bacterial infections, or even cancer through DNA modification, the gel may have impressive therapeutic effects. Full Story

  • August 1, 2019:

    Researchers from University of California, San Francisco and the University of Washington have developed a new artificial protein switch, dubbed LOCKR. Their work demonstrates that the new switch can be used to degrade specific proteins, and cause a cancer cell to self-destruct. This exciting development can be used in next generation cell therapies, such as CAR-T cell therapy for cancer. Full Story

  • July 20, 2019:

    Wearable devices can put a strain on battery life. Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a new type of textile with embedded sensor networks that use very little electricity which can gather signals to transmit them over a conductive network woven throughout a piece of clothing. Very little energy is used to transfer data throughout the system and many sensors can be used at the same time.Full Story

  • July 17, 2019:

    iCAD, a company based in Nashua, New Hampshire, won European CE Mark approval for its ProFound AI for 2D Mammography software system which relies on a “high-functioning, deep learning” artificial intelligence algorithm to analyze 2D mammography scans and point out potential areas of concern. The system works by noticing slight changes in soft tissue densities and spotting calcifications. ProFound AI for 2D Mammography has the potential to assist radiologists in their interpretation of 2D mammography images. Full Story

  • July 15, 2019:

    Centerline Biomedical, a company based in Cleveland, Ohio, landed FDA clearance for its Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS). The product provides physicians with a radiation-free way to navigate through vasculature during minimally invasive procedures. Full Story

  • July 15, 2019:

    A two-year-old girl has received a deep brain stimulation (DBS) device to treat her dystonia. The condition, which results in painful random muscle movements, spasms, and the like, can lead to severe limitations on a child's development and overall quality of life. Full Story