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Quantitative Pneumatic Otoscopy

University of Illinois researchers have developed a device for accurately measuring the rigidity of the ear drum, which is crucial in diagnosing Otis Media and Otis Media...

Novel Use for Personal Glucose Meters

 

University of Illinois researchers have identified a new use for hand-held glucose meters to detect a variety of new disorders. By measuring the concentration of a...

New 3D Gels for Cell Culture and Therapy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a new porus 3D gel. This gel can be prepared with a variety of natural or synthetic polymers and can also...

Compounds for the Treatment of Fluoquinolone resistant infections

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have synthesized a variety of compounds with strong activity toward fluoroquinolone resistant bacteria. These compounds...

Microfluidic Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Device for Epigenomic Analysis

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a process for the epigenomic analysis of single cells. This process combines the uses of single cell...

Highly Accelerated Image Reconstruction in Medical Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a state of the art method that can reconstruct images in better quality, in less time, with fewer scans...

Complete Blood Count via a Handheld Device

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a handheld device to provide a complete blood count at the point-of-care. Based on microfluidics and...

A Novel Treatment for Fragile X Synaptic and Cognitive Deficits

Fragile X syndrome (FX) is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability and occurs in roughly 1:3,600 males and 1:8,000 females. Physical features associated...

Therapeutic Cargo Delivery System for Treatment of Botulism Paralysis

 

Dr. Brenda Wilson has developed an anti-toxin that can be used for treatment of botulism. The botulinum toxin causes dangerous paralysis of motor neurons that can...

Pharmaceutical Compounds and Pathways from Actinobacteria

 

Dr. Metcalf and Dr. van der Donk from the University of Illinois have discovered 12 novel phosphonate natural products as well as the genes responsible for the...

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