IEEE EMBS GRAND CHALLENGE FORUM ON DATA SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN HEALTHCARE, FEB 10-13, 2021

The IEEE EMBS Grand Challenge Forum on Data Science and Engineering in Healthcare will be held on Feb 10-13, 2021. The forum aims to...

FACE COVERINGS, AEROSOL DISPERSION AND MITIGATION OF VIRUS TRANSMISSION RISK

The SARS-CoV-2 virus is primarily transmitted through virus-laden fluid particles ejected from the mouth of infected people. Face covers...

 
 
 

SUB-NANOWATT ULTRASONIC BIO-TELEMETRY USING B-SCAN IMAGING

Goal: The objective of this paper is to investigate if the use of a B-scan ultrasound imaging system can reduce the energy requirements,...

ALVEOLAR TISSUE FIBERS AND SURFACTANT EFFECTS ON LUNG MECHANICS - MODEL DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION ON ARDS AND IPF PATIENTS

Goal: Alveolar compliance is a main determinant of lung airflow. The compliance of the alveoli is a function of their tissue fiber...

 
 
 

NEURAL IMPLANTS WITHOUT ELECTRONICS: A PROOF-OF-CONCEPT STUDY ON A HUMAN SKIN MODEL

Objective: Chronic neural implants require energy and signal supply. The objective of this work was to evaluate a multichannel transcutaneous...

 
 
 

PATHOLOGIC BLOOD SAMPLES TOLERATE EXPOSURE TO VIBRATION AND HIGH TURBULENCE IN SIMULATED DRONE FLIGHTS, BUT PLASMA SAMPLES SHOULD BE CENTRIFUGED AFTER FLIGHT

Abstract: Most of the previous studies of drone transport of blood samples examined normal blood samples transported under tranquil...

BCI SOCIETY WORKSHOP: ON THE NEED OF GOOD PRACTICES AND STANDARDS FOR BENCHMARKING BRAIN-MACHINE INTERFACES

Translating Brain-Machine Interfacing systems outside research laboratories onto real applications requires reliable measurement of...

 
 
 

IN MEMORIAM DR. MÁXIMO E. VALENTINUZZI PH.D

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform that Dr. Máximo E. Valentinuzzi Ph.D. , an IEEE EMBS life fellow , passed...

PROMOTING FUNCTIONAL AND INDEPENDENT SITTING IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY USING THE ROBOTIC TRUNK SUPPORT TRAINER

Seated postural abilities are critical to functional independence and participation in children with cerebral palsy, Gross Motor Functional...

 
 
 

DEEP LEARNING ARCHITECTURE TO ASSIST WITH STEERING A POWERED WHEELCHAIR

This paper describes a novel Deep Learning architecture to assist with steering a powered wheelchair. A rule-based approach is utilized...

SPEED ADAPTABLE PROSTHETIC FOOT; CONCEPT DESCRIPTION, PROTOTYPING AND INITIAL USER TESTING

This paper presents a novel design of a prosthetic foot that features adaptable stiffness that changes according to the speed of ankle...

 
 
 

TASK-SPACE SYNERGIES FOR REACHING USING UPPER-LIMB PROSTHESES

Synergistic prostheses enable the coordinated movement of the human-prosthetic arm, as required by activities of daily living. This...

IMPROVED HIGH-DENSITY MYOELECTRIC PATTERN RECOGNITION CONTROL AGAINST ELECTRODE SHIFT USING DATA AUGMENTATION AND DILATED CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORKT

The objective of this work is to develop a robust method for myoelectric control towards alleviating the in-terference of electrode...

 
 
 

NON-INVASIVE RING ELECTRODE WITH A WIRELESS ELECTRICAL RECORDING AND STIMULATING SYSTEM FOR MONITORING PRETERM LABOR

Preterm labor and birth are the primary causes of neonatal morbidities and mortalities. The early detection and treatment of preterm...

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT OF NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY-BASED BRAIN-COMPUTER INTERFACES USING TRANSCRANIAL NEAR-INFRARED PHOTOBIOMODULATION WITH THE SAME DEVICE

Transcranial near-infrared photobiomodulation can modulate physiological characteristics of the human brain, such as the cerebral blood...

 
 
 

DEVELOPMENT OF A CHEWING ROBOT WITH BUILT-IN HUMANOID JAWS TO SIMULATE MASTICATION TO QUANTIFY ROBOTIC AGENTS RELEASE FROM CHEWING GUMS COMPARED TO HUMAN PARTICIPANTS

Medicated chewing gum has been recognised as a new advanced drug delivery method. Its potential has not yet been fully exploited because...

ESTIMATING REFERENCE SHAPE MODEL FOR PERSONALIZED SURGICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF CRANIOMAXILLOFACIAL DEFECTS

Current craniomaxillofacial surgical planning techniques that rely on cephalometric analysis work reasonably well in correcting mild...

 
 
 

FIT TO BURST: TOWARD NONINVASIVE ESTIMATION OF ACHILLES TENDON LOAD USING BURST VIBRATIONS

In this study, we present a novel method of noninvasively estimating mechanical load in the Achilles tendon using burst vibrations....

MAGNETIC CONTROL OF A FLEXIBLE NEEDLE IN NEUROSURGERY

This paper presents a flexible needle steering system with magnetic control and fluoroscopic guidance for neurosurgical procedures....

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Bond LSC Researchers Named Most Highly Cited for 2020

Bond LSC Researchers Named Most Highly Cited for 2020

Bond Life Sciences Center principal investigators Bing Yang and Ron Mittler are pictured above. | photos by Erica Overfelt, Bond LSC. By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Building onto... Read more ...

A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

Sam Barber, left, a research scientist at Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center, and Jeroen van Tilborg, a staff scientist at the BELLA Center, hold the active plasma lens, right, and... Read more ...

Researchers Find Cerebrospinal Fluid Boosts Cancer Cell Aggression

Researchers Find Cerebrospinal Fluid Boosts Cancer Cell Aggression

In cell studies, Mayo researchers and collaborators have uncovered why tumor cells from glioblastoma are more aggressive in one part of the brain than in others. In an article... Read more ...

Historical evolution of spheroids and organoids, and possibilities of use in...

Historical evolution of spheroids and organoids, and possibilities of use in life sciences and medicine

Abstract Background An impressive percentage of biomedical advances were achieved through animal research and cell culture investigations. For drug testing and disease... Read more ...

Salk scientists awarded $1.2 million by Larry L. Hillblom Foundation to...

LA JOLLA-A collaborative team of Salk scientists led by Professor John Reynolds will receive $1.2 million over four years as part of a Network Grant from the Larry L. Hillblom... Read more ...

Efficient Multiple Biomedical Events Extraction Via Reinforcement Learning

AbstractMotivationMultiple events extraction from biomedical literature is a challenging task for biomedical community. Usually, biomedical event extraction is modeled as two... Read more ...

Calibrating variant-scoring methods for clinical decision making

AbstractIdentifying pathogenic variants and annotating them is a major challenge in human genetics, especially for the non-coding ones. Several tools have been developed and... Read more ...

Structure and binding ability of self‐assembled α‐lactalbumin protein...

Abstract Partial hydrolysis of whey‐based α‐lactalbumin with Bacillus licheniformis protease induces the formation of nanotubular structures in the presence of calcium ions by... Read more ...

Anti‐epithelial cell adhesion molecule RNA aptamer‐conjugated liposomal...

Abstract To overcome the lack of selectivity and nonspecific biodistribution of drugs in the body, targeted delivery of chemotherapeutic agents with aptamers is a very... Read more ...

Devices and techniques used to obtain and analyse 3‐Dimensional cell cultures

Abstract Cell cultures are indispensable for both basic and applied research. Advancements in cell culture and analysis increase their utility for basic research and... Read more ...