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Clinical experience in artificial heart with autoregulation of blood flow

pharmaphorum - 15-Jul-2021

New heart replacement therapy for patients with end-stage biventricular failure

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New way to rebuild cartilage tissue for fixing injuries

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 19-Oct-2020

Cartilage tissue engineered using magnetic field and hydrogels

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Electronic blood vessels could replace damaged arteries

IEEE Spectrum - 06-Oct-2020

Not just replacing, but enhancing - could include sensors and drug reservoirs

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The first hydrogel that has mechanical properties of cartilage

ScienceAlert - 05-Jul-2020

Could someday replace just the damaged cartilage, instead of having to remove entire knee joint

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Experts create nephron-like device that mimics kidney ion transport

Singularity Hub - 03-Jun-2020

Implantable artificial kidneys brought one step closer with this tech

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Synthetic red blood cells function similarly to natural ones

ACS Publications - 03-Jun-2020

Did not seem to cause any toxicity in mouse model

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"Cruelty-free" preclinical drug testing is possible

Wyss Institute - 27-Jan-2020

Body-on-Chips platform is created by connecting 10 organ-chips to mimic normal human blood flow

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Clinical trials to test a dual-hormone artificial pancreas system

Verdict - 23-May-2019

Fully automated diabetes care for people living with type 1 diabetes in the future

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FDA approves bionic pancreas for home-use study

Diabetes.co.uk - 22-May-2018

iLet uses an algorithm to known when to deliver insulin, glucagon or a combination of both

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Bionic sphincter controller close to human trial phase

Sun Sentinel - 09-Apr-2018

Precision Medical Devices have developed the Flow Control Device.

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Artificial eye mimics blinking

Science News - 20-Feb-2018

University of Pennsylvania used human cells to build a model of the surface of the eye.

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Flocks of nanorobots could form artificial muscles

Chemistry World - 07-Feb-2018

DNA nanobots can already perform complex tasks.

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Woman with artificial heart carries pump in backpack

Metro - 31-Dec-2017

Selwa Hussain is a second-ever person in Britain to be given an artificial heart.

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Engineers Hack Cell Biology to Create 3-D Shapes from Living Tissue

UCSF - 28-Dec-2017

Many of the complex folded shapes of mammalian body plans can be recreated with simple instructions.

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Soft Gel Could Keep Artificial Organs Alive

Popular Mechanics - 13-Dec-2017

University of Fribourg report a new bio-inspired power source.

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DIY artificial pancreas gains JDRF support

MobiHealthNews - 18-Oct-2017

JDRF has announced a new initiative to provide funds for o build artificial pancreas (AP) systems under open protocols.

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3D-printed synthetic soft muscle can lift 1000x its weight

Kurzweil Network - 20-Sep-2017

Artificial muscle is three times stronger than natural muscle.

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3D-printed silicone heart beats like the real thing

Engadget - 14-Jul-2017

Single solid silicone structure using a 3D-printing, lost-wax casting technique.

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Artificial lungs in a backpack may free people with lung failure

New Scientist - 21-Mar-2017

Usual treatment is a large machine that pumps their blood through a gas exchanger to provide oxygen and remove carbon dioxide.

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Artificial robotic heart muscles keep pigs alive after heart attacks

WIRED - 18-Jan-2017

Existing mechanical pumps come with significant health risks including infections and causing blood clotting.

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$160 million to develop artificial organs

Engadget - 13-Jun-2016

Limited number of donors and organs have to be used within a matter of hours.

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Man lives 555 days without a heart

CNN - 10-Jun-2016

9 years ago 25-year-old Stan Larkin suddenly collapsed with undiagnosed arrhythmogenic dysplasia.

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New generation of artificial heart

Jerusalem Post - 20-Jan-2016

Heart Mate 3 gives recipient a pulse and blood pressure.

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Development of an artificial kidney

Today's Medical Developments - 11-Nov-2015

National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $6 million grant to investigators at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to develop an implantable artificial kidney.

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Artificial Foam Heart Pumps Fluid

Medical Daily - 15-Oct-2015

Researchers at Cornell University have designed a new type of stretchable “foam” material.

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