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Rationale and Methods for a Bio-Engineered Recellularized Heart Valve Based on Decellularized Allograft Tissue Scaffolds
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-10-14)
Human allograft transplants offer significant advantages over manufactured mechanical or xenograft tissue valves for many surgical reconstructions. Disadvantages of current generation human valve transplants include: 1.) ...
Biomolecular Materials That Talk and Listen
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-10-10)
"Smart" or "intelligent" materials are those that reversibly change their structural and functional properties in response to environmental signals such as a change in temperature. Nature has itself perfected smart polymers ...
MRI of carotid atherosclerosis
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-03-20)
Atherosclerotic disease of the carotid bifurcation is a major source of thrombo-embolism and subsequent stroke. Non-invasive in vivo investigations of the relationship between atherosclerotic plaque tissue composition/morphology ...
The Nanoscale Biointerface and Healing Biomaterials
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-10-03)
Implantable medical devices, and the biomaterials that comprise them, are measured on macro scales (centimeters). Yet the biocompatibility of such devices may be dictated by phenomena best described at nanometer dimensions. ...
Stem cell biology and the oxygen environment
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-03-18)
Traditional cell cultivation in labs is conducted in an environment of 20% O2 (basically room air), though the mean oxygen tension at the tissue level in adults is about 3%. Our work suggests that stem cell growth, death, ...
Harnessing New Technologies to Improve Health
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-10-16)
The Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience’s annual Petit Distinguished Lecture features Sir Richard Sykes, rector of the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.
Platform Technologies: Targeted delivery of Imaging Contrast Agents and Chemotherapeutic Drugs
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-03-11)
Cell Transplantation for Myocardial Repair: Are We Ready for Prime Time?
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-08-06)
Bio-inspired Engineering of Biomaterials: Challenges and Opportunities
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-03-27)
A Biological Engineered Approach to Enabling Adult Stem Cell-Based Biomedicine
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-09-21)
Adult stem cells (ASCs) have potential application in several areas of biomedicine, including cell therapy, gene therapy, and tissue engineering. However, development of ASCs for this purpose has been precluded by difficulty ...