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Glyburide as a Treatment for Anxiety

 

Dr. Freund is developing a method of treating anxiety with the diabetes drug, glyburide. By exploring the effects of anxiogenics like adenosine on the brain, Dr....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

In Vivo Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry for Aβ Fibrils Detection in the Brain

Amyloid β plaque deposits are the main indicator of Alzheimer’s disease; however, diagnosis is currently based on late-stage symptoms. Thus, there is a need to detect Aβ...

Project Multiband, Multishot Magnetic Resonance Elastography Pulse Sequence

 

 

This is an imaging technique designed for estimating the stiffness of tissues non-invasively. This technology can be used to understand a wide array of...