Skeletal

Latest Innovations

Controlled Targets-Specific Drug Delivery via DNAzyme (aptazyme or aptamer) - Functionalized Liposome

 

An amphiphilic substance includes a hydrophobic group, and a polynucleotide group attached to the hydrophobic group. The polynucleotide group includes a first...

Functional Imaging Method Using FENSI: Flow Enhanced Signal Intensity

 

A method for imaging a brain of a subject includes providing a cognitive task for the subject or measuring resting state blood flow without a cognitive task,...

Integrated Portable Pneumatically Powered Ankle-Foot Orthosis

 

Below the knee muscle weakness, defined by weak dorsiflexor (shin) or plantarflexor (calf) muscle groups, can result from a variety of physical impairments or...

Powerful Biphosophonates for Treatment of Cancer, Bone Loss, and Infectious Disease

 

Although there are already a few existing compounds for use in the treatment of bone diseases, these new compounds may have efficacy exceeding that of current...

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...

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...

Multiscale Porosity Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration

 

 

Dr. Amy J. Wagoner Johnson from the University of IL has developed a scaffold for the use in bone regeneration procedures. The scaffold can be custom...