The BIO International Convention lists 10 good reasons to attend BIO 2016 in San Francisco on June 6-9. Wake Forest Innovations has a few more.
On May 19, Wake Forest Innovations will host its second annual Open Thinking Innovation Showcase. The event, sponsored by Kilpatrick & Stockton, will showcase the latest health care products and technologies that can change the way we live and will feature inventors from Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest University.
It’s not every day you get the chance to see firsthand some of the newest technologies transforming health care and society. Many scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest University are on the frontlines of scientific discovery, developing innovative technologies that can improve health and further society.
Advances in personalized medicine allow doctors to select the most promising drugs for certain types of malignant tumors. But what if before initiating treatment, they could go a step further and use a mini-model of the human body to see how each patient’s actual tumor responds to the drugs and learn if and where the continue reading
Using a sophisticated, custom-designed 3D printer, regenerative medicine scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have proved that it is feasible to print living tissue structures to replace injured or diseased tissue in patients.
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers in the form of nucleic acids, the building blocks of all living organisms.
Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that a daily dose of beetroot juice significantly improved exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF).
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced the the creation of a Technology Development Program, a $15 million program to develop the ideas, discoveries and inventions of the faculty and staff of the Medical Center into life science technologies having the potential to benefit patients in the community and worldwide.
Wake Forest researchers, Sam Deadwyler, PhD, and Robert Hampson, PhD, along with Theodore Berger, PhD, from the University of Southern California, are featured in Next Big Future for their work in developing an artificial hippocampus, a brain prosthesis. The article, “Update on the leading edge of brain implant research and Kurzweil’s predictions for brain implants in twenty years,” continue reading
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center report progress in their quest to build replacement kidneys in the lab. The teams’ goal is to make use of the more than 2,600 kidneys that are donated each year, but must be discarded due to abnormalities and other factors. The scientists aim to “recycle” these organs to continue reading