The thin, flexible device is bioresorbable, so once the bone is knitted back together, the device’s components dissolve within the body.
UW–Madison researchers have developed a safer and more efficient way to deliver a promising new method for treating cancer and liver disorders and for vaccination — including a COVID-19 vaccine that has advanced to clinical trials.
Researchers hope to better understand how coronaviruses enter cells, spread, and cause varying immune responses in different individuals.
Neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain and treat depression. Now, a significant advance could dramatically reduce their cost, increase their reliability and make them much less invasive.
The bandage developed by UW-Madison engineers leverages energy generated from a patient’s own body motions to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury.
Thanks, in part, to pigs at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, scientists now are catching up on understanding the roots of calcific aortic valve disease.