The CellScope, a cellphone-based microscope from Professor Dan Fletcher’s lab, was featured in the latest issue of the Berkeley Science Review.
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Lief Therapeutics has designed a smart patch that helps people manage their stress through heart rate variability biofeedback. Co-founder Billy Frese is a 2015 BioE MEng alum. Check them out on Kickstarter.
A new study from Professor Irina Conboy’s lab found that tissue health and repair dramatically decline in young mice when half of their blood is replaced with blood from old mice. This adds further detail to the complex study of aging and suggest that young blood alone will not reverse the aging process.
Gauss Surgical, a startup formed by MTM alumnus Siddarth Satish, was listed as one of “80+ Companies Reinventing Medicine” by venture analysis group CB Insights.
Check out this great video on the CellScope Loa.
New research from Professor Mohammad Mofrad’s lab shows how gateway proteins can recognize and block aberrant strands of genetic code from exiting the nucleus – a form of quality control for the transport of genetic information.