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DNAzyme Sensors for Soduim and Lithium

 

Dr. Yi Lu has developed a point-of-contact device for the portable and affordable detection of molecules important in physiology and disease. This technology,...

Enhanced Resolution for Biomedical Ultrasound Imaging

 

Prof. Oelze from the University of Illinois has developed a novel technique of processing ultrasound images which will improve the spatial resolution by a factor...

Simultaneous Identification of Mechanical and Optical Properties of Single Viruses using a Single Device

Nano Opto-Mechanical Fluidic Resonator (nOMFR) (2015-086)

Prof. Bahl from the University of Illinois has developed a device that can identify both...

Computational Improvements for Optical Coherence Tomography

 

Dr. Boppart from the University of Illinois has developed new computational algorithms to improve Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging. This will provide...

Nano-Antennas light up to Sequence DNA

 

Dr. Aksimentiev from the University of Illinois and researchers at TU Delft in The Netherlands have developed a plasmonic nanopore technology for DNA sequencing....

Novel Materials for Use as Blood Substitutes

 

Blood transfusions provide important medical benefits primarily centered on the replacement of lost blood in trauma and surgical patients.

However, the...

New Tomographic Reconstruction Algorithms for Faster CT Scans

 

CT scanners are gathering more data than ever, far exceeding the ability of the hardware and software to process and analyze the data and consequently slowing down...

Enhancement of Immune Response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Vaccine by Interferon Alpha

 

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a major problem for hog farmers worldwide. PRRS is caused by a virus which leads to reproductive failure in...

Self-Assembled Nanometer Scale Lipid Bilayers for Drug Discovery and Therapeutic Delivery

 

One of the most challenging problems in biochemical science are studies that involve membranes, including small molecules and proteins which are associated with...

Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Interferometric Vibrational Imaging of Molecules

Nonlinear Interferometric Vibrational Imaging (NIVI) NIVI offers unmatched capabilities in biomedical imaging by performing non-invasive three-dimensional molecular...

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