HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Commercializing university research -- Hopping robots, liquid shoes, electricity from heat

cal recommendation system." This technology provides a valuable service and significant competitive edge to music recommendation companies, such as Apple iTunes, Pandora, Amazon, and Yahoo! Music, that require quality annotations for effective navigation through large commercial databases of music. Funding will be used for commercialization and additional technology development.

Hyam L. Leffert, a professor of Pharmacology, and Sungho Jin, a professor of Materials and Aerospace Engineering, for a project titled, "Highly functional hepatocytes on TiO2 nanotube chips: New efficient modules for pharmaceutical screening of drug toxicity and drug metabolism." The basic technology utilizes newly developed nanotech chips constructed of Titanium and Titanium dioxide. The biocompatible surfaces of the chips comprise bonded titanium dioxide nanotubes, the geometry of which facilitates robust and long-term culture of highly functional, normal (i.e. primary) mouse and human hepatocytes.

The technology can be used as a stand-alone chip, carrying human hepatocytes cultured in appropriately defined biological fluid and incubator systems, to be used for efficient pharmaceutical in vitro screening of drug toxicity and drug metabolism. Further monochip development into modular arrays, composed of hundreds to housands of monochips, are envisioned for pharmaceutical use to provide high throughput robotic screening, as well as for eventual bioartificial liver devices for the benefit of patients with liver diseases.

Yu-Tsueng Liu, a researcher at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center, and Sadik Esener, a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for a project titled, "A comprehensive human papilloma virus (HPV) typing assay for early screening of cervical cancer." Cervical cancer is almost always caused by infections of the human papilloma virus (HPV). An estimated 50 to 80 percent of the pre-cancerous lesions can be detected by Pap test, which is c
'"/>

Contact: Rex Graham
ragraham@ucsd.edu
858-822-3075
University of California - San Diego
17-May-2007


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Alcohol interventions that teach practical skills work best with high-risk university students
2. Science of healthy foods subject of grant aimed at university students
3. First two research awards from university-industry partnership
4. UNC wins eight top NIH Roadmap grants, more than any other university in the country
5. 1 of 2 pediatric kidney disease research centers in world established
6. Stanford researchers find culprit in aging muscles that heal poorly
7. UCLA researchers awarded $9M contract for study identifiying antibiotic treatment for MRSA
8. Indiana University Imaging Center receives $6M grant for kidney research
9. Penn researchers discover novel pathway for increasing good cholesterol
10. New research discovers independent brain networks control human walking
11. Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/28/2017)... , ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... Replace tubes . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent ... rewire fixtures or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... From ... College of Urgent Care Medicine will host industry leaders for the annual spring ... help those in the industry adapt to the issues currently affecting urgent care ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... pilot study of ActiGraph’s CentrePoint Data Hub in a sample of ... of clinical-grade wearable activity and sleep monitoring solutions for the global scientific community. ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... Rob Lowe is a popular actor ... leant his presence to an educational purpose as the host of the “Informed” series. ... cancer. In a recent episode, the series focuses on thyroid cancer. , Although thyroid ...
(Date:4/27/2017)... ... April 27, 2017 , ... Healthcare companies are trying to meet talent shortages ... outdated healthcare executive resume. , “If you’re a healthcare executive open to new opportunities ... if it’s as ready as you are for a new job search. I’ve heard ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/21/2017)... 2017 Halo Labs announces the launch of ... system called the Horizon at PEGS 2017 in ... system analyzes sub visible particulate matter in biopharmaceutical samples ... as early as candidate selection and pre-formulation. ... research organization Elion Labs for system validation. ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 Research ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing Production Complexities ... to their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Overcoming ... provides an in-depth assessment of the current trends in ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... --  ZappRx, Inc ., a digital health company focused on ... it closed $25 million in Series B funding led by ... Seattle that is part of a ... B round included participation from SR One , who ... (formerly Google Ventures). As part of the financing, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: