Research News

Kathy Nightingale

August 04, 2020

Nightingale Named to NIBIB National Advisory Council

Kathy Nightingale will join the council, which provides biomedical expertise to the leaders of various health organizations

Neon green bacteria grow in an ocean of red-tinted growth media

August 03, 2020

AI May Offer a Better Way to ID Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Machine learning algorithm uses high-temporal-resolution growth curves to identify pathogens with 98% accuracy and predict antibiotic resistance just as well as genetic-based methods

Long, thin, neon green cells with small bright spots

August 03, 2020

Researchers Create Artificial Organelles to Control Cellular Behavior

New form of synthetic biology for controlling cellular behavior uses intrinsically disordered proteins

A handful of star-shaped nanoparticles with multiple prongs

July 21, 2020

Silver-Plated Gold Nanostars Detect Early Cancer Biomarkers

New optical sensing platform can detect genomic cancer biomarkers directly in patient tissues

The CovIdentify team uses biometric data from smartwatches and smartphones to identify early signs of COVID-19 infection.

June 12, 2020

'Covidentify' Adapts to Address a Changing Pandemic

Smart watch study expands by providing devices in underserved areas

Man smiling with a microscope in the foreground

June 08, 2020

Grill Shortlisted for IET A F Harvey Engineering Award

The £350,000 prize would help advance research on using electrical stimulation to relieve chronic pain

Daniel Reker

May 29, 2020

Daniel Reker: Using Machine Learning to Explore New and Existing Therapies

New faculty member Daniel Reker uses active machine learning to analyze and design new drug therapies for use against cancer and infectious diseases

Ashutosh Chilkoti

May 26, 2020

Chilkoti Elected to IAMBE College of Fellows

Distinction recognizes outstanding contributions to the profession of medical and biological engineering

Jessilyn Dunn with PhD student Brinnae Bent, who is preparing to download information from a wearable health monitoring device

May 15, 2020

Verifying and Validating the Clinical Usefulness of Wearable Technology

A three-step process helps standardize smartwatches and other devices that collect biometric data

Two pictures of different colored layers, one mostly blue and green stripes and the other blue and black

May 14, 2020

Retinal Texture Could Provide Early Biomarker Of Alzheimer’s Disease

New imaging technique combines two technologies to spot early warning signs of Alzehimer’s disease in mice