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Tagged: UCSF - UC Berkeley Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering

Wearable device monitors heart failure

A new study published in Circulation: Heart Failure shows how bioengineers are teaming up with clinicians to improve patient outcomes.

Microscopy illuminates life

Even with the best of microscopes, it's still a challenge to visualize the "inner life" of the cell.

UCSF lab sends filters to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Burchard Lab colleagues step up to help residents of the island get fresh water.

Hiding in plain sight

A tiny implant promises to simplify how glaucoma drugs are administered, making life easier for aging patients.

Novel diabetes treatment developed in Desai Lab to power SF-area startup

A UC San Francisco-created, insulin-generating implant that utilizes nanotechnology is closer to becoming a real treatment for diabetes, after being acquired by a San Francisco-based startup.

Wired magazine visits The Kidney Project

Kidney failure is a debilitating and ultimately deadly illness, and a health policy crisis. With 468,000 people on dialysis in the U.S., costing the government $31 billion dollars a year, very little money is spent on researching alternatives to current treatments.

Update from the Dean - September 2017

Strategic plan progress report. Research: Driving the development of innovative and precise drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic tests. Flu treatments; Tackling antimalarial resistance; Attacking hard targets; Plotting cell maps; Safer opioid pain killer; Cellular construction; New products...

Using antibiotics to stop contamination in cell cultures changes them, study finds

The common lab practice of adding antibiotics to cell cultures to prevent contamination can actually induce genetic changes in the cells, a paper senior-authored by Nadav Ahituv, PhD, found. Ahituv is a faculty member in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, a joint department...

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