Medicine & Health
Scientists produce 3D-printed microneedle vaccine patch that surpasses vaccine shots in boosting immunity.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Sponsored Research Agreement from Carbon, Inc., Stanford University Innovative Medicines Accelerator, Joseph M. DeSimone Start-up Funds at Stanford University
Rochester Institute of Technology has risen to new heights when it comes to improving upon and providing cutting-edge accessibility solutions by being named a Microsoft Accessible University as part of its latest initiative. RIT is one of only six universities in the United States to receive the designation.
Jenny Zuk, Boston University neuroscientist and speech pathologist, led a first-of-its-kind study that uncovered how neural networks in infants influence their language learning skills in early childhood.
- Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can leave people feeling isolated, but survivors exhibit a strong resilient streak. As someone with an SCI, MUSC researcher James Krause, Ph.D. has dedicated his life to researching SCIs. With the help of a dedicated team of researchers, Krause has developed tools to help people with SCIs and influence policy makers. This important work will continue to impact people with the support of a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute for Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.
- National Institute for Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research
A team led by Oded Nov of NYU Tandon recently received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to pursue research focused on the growth of data-intensive technologies in healthcare, including telehealth and artificial intelligence (AI) based tools. The new grant reflects a continued investment of the NSF in NYU’s digital health work initiative.
Backed by a $3.7 million grant from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Alvarez is leading a multi-institutional team of engineers, optometrists, vision researchers, sports medicine physicians, balance experts and biostatisticians seeking to establish guidelines that will help clinicians diagnose and treat concussion-related convergence insufficiency.
- NIH/National Eye Institute