Skeletal

Latest Innovations

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...

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...

Learning Controllers for Lower-limb Prosthetic Devices

 

Professor Timothy Bretl of the Aerospace Engineering and Navid Aghasadeghi of ECE both from the University of Illinois have developed a method for learning...

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...