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Tag: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

Novel imaging system could mean near-instant biopsy results

September 27, 2022

The new imaging system developed by Michael Giacomelli, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and of optics, uses two-photon fluorescence microscopy (TPFM).

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CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

CAREER awards recognize role models in research, education

August 31, 2022

Six Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most esteemed recognition for early-career faculty members.

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Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

Rochester leads development of novel integrated photonic COVID-19 sensor

March 24, 2022

The inexpensive, portable device could help safeguard against future pandemics and detect viruses and infections in underserved populations.

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Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

Rochester researchers seek ‘direct hit’ on leukemic stem cells

February 25, 2022

An internal funding program, plus the close proximity of the University’s engineering and medical facilities, promotes progress in a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.

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Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

Will hearing aids ever be as effective as corrective eyewear?

February 22, 2022

Despite recent advances in hearing aid technology, users frequently complain that the devices tend to amplify all the sounds around them. Rochester researcher Jong-Noon Nam believes a key part of the answer to this problem lies inside the cochlea of the inner ear.

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ApiJect gives students a chance to address a global health care challenge

ApiJect gives students a chance to address a global health care challenge

February 3, 2022

The medical technology company will support student design teams and a University-wide medical device design challenge.

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Gotcha! Rochester membranes help researchers capture tiny, telltale vesicles

Gotcha! Rochester membranes help researchers capture tiny, telltale vesicles

January 28, 2022

Extracellular vesicles could provide early detection of diseases such as cancer. But to analyze EVs, scientists first need to catch them. That’s where Rochester professor James McGrath’s nanomembranes come in.

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Andrew Berger honored for novel ways to monitor biological cells and tissues

Andrew Berger honored for novel ways to monitor biological cells and tissues

December 2, 2021

The Rochester optics professor has been elected a fellow of Optica, the international society for optics and photonics.

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Rochester students’ award-winning device instantly detects sepsis via sweat

Rochester students’ award-winning device instantly detects sepsis via sweat

December 1, 2021

Rochester undergraduates have developed a fast, noninvasive, affordable, and eco-friendly way to diagnose the life-threatening medical complication.

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A look back—and ahead—at an interdisciplinary hub for vision research

A look back—and ahead—at an interdisciplinary hub for vision research

October 28, 2021

For nearly 60 years, the University’s Center for Visual Science has been transforming our understanding of vision and how we treat vision disorders.

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