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ReConstruct: Vascularized tissue for breast reconstruction and augmentation
ReConstruct is a platform for growing, vascularizing, and implanting patient-derived tissues that enable safer breast reconstruction after cancer surgery.
MyoExo: Wearable Muscle-Centric Sensors for Improved Assessment of Neurological Disorders
MyoExo is a diagnostic technology based on strain sensors that can accurately detect muscle rigidity in patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders. Data obtained with the device continuously from patients could improve the monitoring of treatments, and therapeutic interventions.
Vibrating Insoles for Better Balance
Balance in humans relies on complex feedback from the senses that govern the body’s mechanical stability. Wyss Institute and Boston University researchers have discovered that random vibrations, too gentle to be felt, can improve the sensory feedback system and may restore stability through a mechanism known as “stochastic resonance”. By incorporating vibrating elements in insoles...
Video/AnimationReConstruct – 3D Bioprinted Vascularized Fat Tissues for Breast ReconstructionBreast cancer affects 15% of all women. Current options for breast reconstruction are insufficient and have poor patient outcomes. A research team at the Wyss Institute is addressing this clinical need by fabricating vascularized adipose tissue flaps for therapeutic use. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Video/AnimationMORPH: A new soft material microfabrication processWhat has the ability to move and show its colors, is made only of silicone rubber and manufactured at the millimeter scale? A soft robotic peacock spider. Researchers have combined three different manufacturing techniques to create a novel origami-inspired soft material microfabrication process that goes beyond what existing approaches can achieve at this small scale....
Video/AnimationSoft Exosuit for Post-stroke Gait Re-trainingThis video explains how exosuit technology, developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, applied to ankle movements helps patients post-stroke regain a more normal gait. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Apr 1, 2019, 4:00pmLecture
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Wyss Institute Associate Faculty Member Christopher Chen will be the speaker at this Charles Delisi Distinguished Lecture Award Event, presented by the Boston University College of Engineering. Please RSVP to email@example.com by March 18. Reception will follow the lecture at 5pm. Free and open to public