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Archive December 2018

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UC Berkeley researchers develop neurostimulator to treat epilepsy and Parkinson's

A new neurostimulator developed by engineers at UC Berkeley can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson’s, according to a university article.

Purdue researchers find new way to possibly diagnose MS

Researchers at Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine found that acrolein, a molecule previously suspected as a metabolic waste product that accumulates in people with certain neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease, could possibly be used to help diagnose MS, according to a university article.

Ohio State: Gallego-Perez earns NIH high risk, high rewards research grant

Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor Daniel Gallego-Perez has won a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, the university announced.

New drug application could stop spread of brain cancer cells

A team of researchers at Virginia Tech, are developing a solution to stop the spreading of cancer cells due to interstitial fluid flow.

Duke Engineering Design Pod gives engineering students opportunity to learn the design process

A program at Duke University that provides engineering students with practical design experiences is now requirement for engineering students.