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339 Research and Development Articles
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on November 14, 2016
A paralyzed Dutch physician implanted with Medtronic devices was able to operate a speech computer by imagining using her fingers. Nancy CrottiAn implanted brain-computer interface that utilizes Medtronic components has allowed a paralyzed woman to communicate using only her thoughts.Researcher... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Maureen Kingsley on November 11, 2016
The company's focus is on a specific technology that would help enable a true artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes patients. Maureen KingsleyBD last year announced a partnership with Medtronic that created a MiniMed Pro-set using BD’s existing FlowSmart techno... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Maureen Kingsley on November 9, 2016
Advanced software algorithms guide the autonomous vehicle, which could have applications in hospitals, retirement homes, and elsewhere.Maureen KingsleyThe latest entry to the growing fleet of driverless vehicles is the autonomous mobility scooter, developed jointly by MIT’s Computer Science and Ar... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on November 8, 2016
French medtech firm Pixium announces the first successful implantation of its 150-electrode bionic vision system, with the person receiving the implant reporting that he can see light again.Nancy CrottiA retinitis pigmentosa patient in London was the first to receive Pixium Vision’s Iris II, a 150... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Maureen Kingsley on November 1, 2016
The patch, which seems particularly effective in young children, “trains” the immune system to tolerate higher doses of peanut protein with no reported major side effects.Maureen KingsleyAn ongoing clinical trial of a wearable skin patch to treat life-threatening peanut allergy is looking promis... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Kristopher Sturgis on October 10, 2016
Scientists in California and Mexico have developed a novel transparent skull implant that could enable laser-based treatments for brain disorders.Kristopher SturgisA new collaboration of researchers known as “The Window To The Brain” research team has developed a new transparent skull implant th... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Kristopher Sturgis on October 6, 2016
The ultrasound treatment brought a 25-year-old brain injury patient back to full consciousness. Kristopher SturgisA new study out of UCLA has shown promise with ultrasound techniques that use sonic stimulation to excite the neurons in the brain’s central core for processing information, known... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Kristopher Sturgis on October 4, 2016
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center researchers are testing induced hypothermia as a way to save trauma patients' lives. The new method could give doctors more time to stop bleeding and minimize brain damage, but better devices and techniques are needed.Kristopher SturgisThe U.S. Department of D... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Kristopher Sturgis on September 30, 2016
University of Minnesota researchers have bioengineered blood vessels with the potential to grow and continue developing after being placed inside people.Kristopher SturgisUpdated October 3, 2016University of Minnesota researchers say they were able to bioengineer blood vessels in a lab from a postna... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $60,800Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 8.2%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 10,894Tuition: $45,016Recent Qmed stories about MIT research:These 3-D Printed Polymers Have Shape-... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $62,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 57.2%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 41,946Tuition: $10,410Recent Qmed stories about University of Wisconsin research:This Sensor Can See in t... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $62,500Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 12.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 24,832Tuition: $47,668Recent Qmed stories about Penn research:New Gene Editing Tool Moves to Human Trial TAVR ... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $64,800Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 14.2%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 36,137Tuition: $12,972Recent Qmed stories about UC Berkeley research: These New Smart Threads Can... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $65,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 13.9%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 20,959Tuition: $47,251Recent Qmed stories about Northwestern research:Is FDA Failing on OB-GYN Device Approvals?C... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $65,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 15%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 21,131Tuition: $47,286Recent Qmed stories about research at Cornell University:Helping to Stop the Zika Virus' Spread Appl... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    University of Washington (Seattle)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $67,100Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 55.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 42,444Tuition: $12,394Recent Qmed stories about research at the University of Washington:A New Blood Clot Strengtheni... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $68,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 60.9%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 44,407Tuition: $15,020Recent Qmed stories about research at the University of Illinois at Urbana... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $70,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 19.5%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 20,996Tuition: $47,060Recent Qmed stories about research at Johns Hopkins:   Healing Broken Bones with Bio... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Duke University (Durham, NC)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $70,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide):14.7%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 15,427Tuition: $47,243Recent Qmed stories about Duke research:  Monkey Controls Wheelchair with Mind Alone Bionic Eye E... Continue
Posted in Research and Development by Nancy Crotti on September 28, 2016
    Columbia University (New York, NY)Avg. starting salary for BME grads: $75,000Undergraduate Acceptance Rate (campuswide): 7.8%Total Enrolled Students (campuswide): 26,050Tuition: $51,008Recent Qmed stories about Columbia research:Decades-Old Coating Helps Usher in New Diagnostics E... Continue