October 30, 2016
Using high-tech human heart models and mouse experiments, scientists at Johns Hopkins and Germany’s University of Bonn have shown that beams of light could replace electric shocks in patients reeling from a deadly heart rhythm disorder.
October 28, 2016
The human brain is the most complex machine in existence. Every brain is loaded with some 100 billion nerve cells, each connecting to thousands of others, giving around 100 trillion connections. Mapping those connections, or synapses, could enable scientists to decipher what causes neurological disease and mental illness. It’s an immense, daunting task.
April 25, 2016
Kevin Yarema’s research group uses metabolic glycoengineering in their pancreatic and brain cancer studies — manipulating how cells process and display sugars, and looking for molecular targets to block so they can’t drive cancer development.
January 4, 2016
A recently published study led by BME professor Xiaoqin Wang, reveals that, much like humans, marmoset monkeys distinguish between high and low notes.
October 13, 2015
The emerging field of computational medicine gives researchers a versatile and robust platform for testing the effectiveness of new cancer drug therapies, and the ability to efficiently investigate a wide range of drug interactions.
October 8, 2015
A $2.6 million NIH grant will fund development of radically-improved CT imaging hardware and software that will deliver patient- and area-specific, low-dose CT scans.