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New prosthetic hand system allows user to ‘feel’ again

Arizona State University researcher James Abbas is part of a multi-institutional research team that has developed a new prosthetic hand system with a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator that has restored "feeling" to a person with a hand amputation....

Liver-on-a-chip, the ideal test environment for CRISPR

Two Arizona State University professors are among the first recipients of Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE) grants from the National Institutes of Health Common Fund. The $2,600,000, five-year grant will fund the first study of the genome editing technology CRISPR to...

Dr. Mehdi Nikkhah wins CMBE Young Innovators award

Congratulations to Dr. Mehdi Nikkhah who has been selected as one of the CMBE 2018 Young Innovators of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering awardees. Dr. Nikkhah will present his paper in a special, two-part invited platform session on Friday, October 19 at the 2018...

Gene-editing advance may hold key to groundbreaking medical progress

CRISPR has been heralded for some time for the possibilities it presents to harness and enhance the power of the human body to heal itself. Now Arizona State University researchers in collaboration with colleagues around the country have announced an advancement in...

Synthetic biology sparks promise of medical, energy advances

If synthetic biology can “catch fire,” few areas of science and engineering could match it for having as dramatic an impact across such a broad a range of human needs. That’s the prediction from Karmella Haynes, an Arizona State University assistant professor of...

Cancer Metastasis put under the Microscope

SBHSE students, Danh Truong and Supriya Nagarju, SBSHE Assistant Professor Mehdi Nikkhah and their University of Arizona collaborator Professor Ghassan Moueimne, have had their published article, Microfluidic Tumor-Vascular Model to Study Breast Cancer Cell Invasion...

Hoolest wins top prize at ASU Innovation Open

The startup team, comprised of three ASU students, earned $100,000 An Arizona State University team won $100,000 at the ASU Innovation Open on Friday to fund their business, which makes a device that relieves anxiety.Read more...

Magnetic Resonance In Medicine

Q&A with Munish Chauhan and Rosalind Sadleir In their paper entitled “Multishot echo-planar MREIT for fast imaging of conductivity, current density, and electric field distributions”, Drs. Munish Chauhan and Rosalind Sadleir propose an accelerated technique to...