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People at Risk of Overdose Could Be Fitted with an Anti-opioid Implant

NewScientist featured a pacemaker-like implant developed by Professor John Rogers that detected opioid overdoses in pigs within one minute and successfully administered a treatment.
Jul 18, 2024|from NewScientist

Transporting Precious Cargo Using the Body’s Own Delivery System

The advances produced by Professors Neha Kamat and Josh Leonard “get us one step closer to the ultimate goal of targeted biological drug delivery.”
Jul 16, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Five Years After Founding, Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering Continues Growth

Bolstered by innovative research and training programs, the center develops tools that have the potential to open new fields of biological research, lead to new strategies for treatment of disease, and enable adaptive engineering of plants and animals to meet environmental challenges.
Jul 3, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Bladder Buzz: Technologies to Improve Bladder Surgery and Monitoring

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, part of the National Institutes of Health, wrote about how Northwestern studies evaluating bioresorbable scaffolds and bioelectronic sensors show promise in animal models.
Jun 25, 2024|from National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Center for Engineering in Vision and Ophthalmology Marks Launch with Symposium

The new center, directed by Northwestern Engineering’s Hao Zhang, will deepen ties between Northwestern Engineering and Northwestern’s Department of Ophthalmology.
Jun 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Rivnay, Kanatzidis Named 2024 Researchers to Know

The annual list compiled by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition spotlights state leaders in innovation.
Jun 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Inaugural Recipients of Ryan Family Research Acceleration Fund Awards Announced

The strategic seed funding aims to propel projects with high-impact societal potential to late-stage government funding or market translation.
Jun 17, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

3D Printing and Citrate Biomaterials Could Allow Dissolvable Stents

Using technologies produced at Northwestern, Professors Guillermo Ameer and Cheng Sun developed a stent showing similar safety and efficacy to commercially produced versions.
Jun 14, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Chad Mirkin Awarded Prestigious Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

The Northwestern scientist was recognized for his discovery of spherical nucleic acids.
Jun 12, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds Faster and Talk to Your Doctor Are on the Way

Professor Guillermo Ameer was one of the researchers profiled by the Wall Street Journal who are working on bandages that allow remote monitoring and deliver treatment with zaps of light or electricity.
Jun 11, 2024|from Wall Street Journal

Sheila Gujrathi Tells Her Story to Graduating Seniors

Gujrathi, a biotechnology entrepreneur and executive, healthcare investor, and drug developer with more than 25 years of experience, and Dean Christopher Schuh spoke at the 2024 Undergraduate Convocation on June 10.
Jun 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Grace Wang Tells Graduates to Think Big, Value Others, and Themselves

Wang, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Dean Christopher Schuh spoke at the 2024 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony on June 10.
Jun 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Antioxidant Gel Preserves Islet Function after Pancreas Removal

A new approach developed by Professor Guillermo Ameer and Research Assistant Professor Jacqueline Burke could enable patients to live pain-free without complications of diabetes.
Jun 7, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Grad Spotlight: How Khadijat Kokumo Made the Most of Her Time at McCormick

Graduating with a degree in biomedical engineering, Kokumo served as the academic excellence chair and vice president of the National Society of Black Engineers and was involved in research at Northwestern and Johns Hopkins University
Jun 7, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Grad Spotlight: Ting Ting Li’s Impact Felt in Research and Community

Graduating with a degree in biomedical engineering, Li was active at the Center for Engineering Sustainability and Resilience and the McCormick Student Advisory Board.
Jun 4, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News
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