Muscular

Latest Innovations

Therapeutic Agents for Treatment of Myotonic Dystrophy

 

Dr. Zimmerman's lab has developed a series of bioactive compounds for the treatment of myotonic dystrophy. The compounds disrupt the MBNL-(CUG) foci in vivo and...

Bioresorbable Silicon Electronics for Neural Sensing

Dr. John Rogers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed bioresorbable silicon electronics that can be used for real-time sensing of neural...

An Artificial Forearm Joint for Spasticity and Rigidity Simulation

Dr. Hsiao-Wecksler from UIUC has developed passive hydraulic forearm simulator with an artificial joint. This device is designed to replicate different degrees of...

Quantum Dots with Thin Coatings that Allow for Efficient Bioconjugation

Dr. Andrew Smith from the University of Illinois has developed new quantum dots with a multidentate polymer coating that minimizes size while maintaining stability and...

Intracell Labeling of Live Cells

Dr. Paul Selvin from the University of IL has developed a method for quickly labeling live cells with a series of dyes specific to components of living cells.

Algorithm Modified Deoxynybomycin for the Treatment of Gram-Negative Bacteria

Dr. Hergenrother from the University of IL has developed a novel antibiotic that is effective against certain antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacteria. His powerful...