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  • molecules
  • Bacteria-infecting viruses have molecules that recognize and tightly bind to these common components of the bacterial cell's surface that the human immune system largely misses. (eurekalert.org)
  • cardiac
  • More than three dozen specific topics are examined, including optical sensors, implantable cardiac pacemakers, electrosurgical devices, blood glucose monitoring, human-computer interaction design, orthopedic prosthetics, clinical engineering program indicators, and virtual instruments in health care. (routledge.com)
  • tissues
  • As a proof of principle, grafts of engineered heart tissues have been implanted in rats following MI with beneficial effects on left ventricular function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Published online Nov. 21, the findings describe an unprecedented approach to engineer and study tissues in the intestine - the body's largest immune organ, its food processor and main interface with the outside world. (eurekalert.org)
  • advances
  • The goal of this review is to provide an overview of the advances made in the development of human defensins as well as the cathelicidin LL-37 and their derivatives as antimicrobial agents against bacteria, viruses and fungi for clinical use. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Software
  • Her interface is a hardware and software package which uses natural human motion to safely translate the user's intent into the required exoskeleton action. (berkeley.edu)
  • Pittsburgh
  • He is also the Co-Director of the NSF Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center, a joint effort between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. (pitt.edu)
  • mobility
  • Austin project named after in honor of its first human test subject Austin Whitney, a University of California, Berkeley graduate, is a series of technologies that lead to low cost exoskeleton systems for individuals with mobility disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering Applied to Mobility and Manipulation and Wheelchair Selection and Configuratio n, and co-editor of An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering, Care of the Combat Amputee , and the Warrior Transition Leader Medical Rehabilitation Handbook . (pitt.edu)
  • technology
  • One day this technology will allow us to grow a section of healthy intestine for transplant into a patient, but the ability to use it now to test and ask countless new questions will help human health to the greatest extent," said Michael Helmrath, MD, co-lead study investigator and surgical director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Cincinnati Children's. (eurekalert.org)
  • Dr. Cooper is an elected Fellow of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). (pitt.edu)
  • research
  • The lab conducts scientific research on the design and control of a class of robotic systems worn or operated by humans to increase human mechanical strength. (wikipedia.org)
  • Independent functioning for eLEGS users is paramount, so the graduate students' goal in their research has been to create a controller and a human machine interface that enables users to put on and take off the device by themselves as well as walk, turn, sit down, and stand up unaided. (berkeley.edu)
  • There is no current legislation in the United States that explicitly prohibits germline engineering, however, the Consolidated Appropriation Act of 2016 banned the use of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) funds to engage in research regarding human germline modifications. (wikipedia.org)
  • As science continues to learn more about how important intestinal health is to overall health, Wells and Helmrath said using functioning lab-generated human intestine creates an array of new research opportunities. (eurekalert.org)
  • The student selected for this position will need to complete on-line certification training related to ethical conduct of human subjects research provided through the Social and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board. (virginia.edu)
  • and Chair of the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, and National Academy of Sciences Keck Foundation Initiative on Human Health Span Steering Committee. (pitt.edu)
  • Research Techniques in Human Engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • design
  • Additional chapters covered utilities in the operating system, Atari DOS and Atari BASIC, and design of intuitive human interfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Those in favor of human germline modification see it as a potential medical tool, or a medical cure for certain diseases that lie within the genetic code. (wikipedia.org)
  • We all welcome the new guidelines produced by the Medical Devices Agency on the use of human derived therapeutic products. (bmj.com)
  • University
  • Rory A. Cooper, PhD received the BS and MEng degrees in electrical engineering for California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1985 and 1986, respectively. (pitt.edu)
  • known
  • Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition , sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. (routledge.com)
  • To do this, they combined human mesenchymal stromal cells with a porous, bone-like 3D scaffold made of a ceramic material in what is known as a perfusion bioreactor, which was used to combine biological and synthetic materials. (eurekalert.org)
  • Austin
  • This effort is called the Austin Project in honor of its first human test subject: Austin Whitney, a recent UC Berkeley Graduate. (berkeley.edu)
  • Components
  • In this study we have investigated the effects of AdV transduction on APM component expression levels in human DC and have compared these values to the level of APM components in immature (iDC) and in IFN-γ/LPS-matured (mDC) DC. (jimmunol.org)
  • environment
  • Importantly, we could do this in an environment that consists exclusively of human cells and which incorporates conditions tailored to the specific individual," explain Ivan Martin and Timm Schroeder. (eurekalert.org)
  • specific
  • Our group has focused on recombinant adenoviral vectors (AdV) as vehicles for antigen engineering of DC in order to harness their immunostimulatory ability and activate multiple tumor antigen-specific T cell specificities. (jimmunol.org)
  • made
  • By an incident is meant any specifiable human activity that is sufficiently complete in itself to permit inferences and predictions to be made about the person performing the act. (wikipedia.org)
  • holds
  • Shannon is additionally a Certified Processional Industrial Engineer, holds two patents, and has written and published three books. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • create
  • This topic is hotly debated because the side opposing human germline modification believes that it will be used to create humans with "perfect", or "desirable" traits. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • The gastrointestinal tract contains the second largest number of nerves in the human body, according to Wells. (eurekalert.org)
  • independent
  • From 1908 to 1915 he was independent consulting engineer in Atlanta, among others working for the Schlesinger Candy Factory run by his father-in-law Harry Lionel Schlesinger (1856-1920). (wikipedia.org)
  • statistical
  • An example would be to predict the acceleration of a human body in a head-on crash with another car: even if we exactly knew the speed, small differences in the manufacturing of individual cars, how tightly every bolt has been tightened, etc., will lead to different results that can only be predicted in a statistical sense. (wikipedia.org)
  • Context
  • Some examples of this are the local free-fall acceleration in a falling object experiment, various material properties in a finite element analysis for engineering, and multiplier uncertainty in the context of macroeconomic policy optimization. (wikipedia.org)
  • findings
  • Differences in social behaviours are a hallmark of numerous human conditions, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and these findings provide further evidence of the importance of maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy for brain development of offspring. (eurekalert.org)
  • Their findings could lead to advanced tissue engineering for skin grafts complete with hair follicles and sweat pores. (berkeley.edu)
  • University
  • da Vinci Fellow 2015 for "innovative, productive and highly recognized engineering research" at the University of Arizona. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) is the primary and the principal instrumentality of the Kerala state in providing human resources, and skills and technology, required for the sustainable development of its agriculture, defined broadly encompassing all production activities based on land and water, including crop production (agriculture), forestry and fisheries through conducting, interfacing and integrating education, research and extension in these spheres of economic endeavour. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Robot Research Initiative was established at the building of engineering 1A, Chonnam National University in March 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • However, further work is needed to establish whether these associations also apply to humans. (eurekalert.org)
  • He went on to work with Paul McCartney, ABC, The Human League, Erasure, and perhaps his most regular client, Pet Shop Boys. (wikipedia.org)