Reproductive

Latest Innovations

Modeling of Microfluidic Systems for High Throughput Cell Culture

 

This portfolio of microfluidic technologies improves cell culture techniques. Current cell culture techniques have several limitations: they are resource 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...

Preventing Stent Failure with Bi-Stable Structures

A leading cause of stent failure and re-stenosis is unreliable and inconsistent expansion of stents inflated with balloons. Prof. James from the department of aerospace...

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...

Designer Estrogens with Decreased Cancer Risk

 

 

Dr. John Katzenellenbogen from the University of Illinois has designed Pathway preferential estrogens (PaPEs) that are novel synthetic compounds that...

Novel Class of Anti-Estrogens

Drs. John and Benita Katzenellenbogen have developed a novel class of anti-estrogen compounds with the potential to act as breast cancer therapeutics. These compounds show...