08/04/20 — The Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems (ATP-Bio) center could dramatically expand organ transplant options
07/14/20 — How various members of the Fung Institute community take initiative to support COVID-19 response
07/07/20 — Resourceful and affordable, about 600 apparatuses from Grace O'Connell's lab head to Ecuador this month
06/17/20 Engadget — Berkeley Engineering researchers, in collaboration with an Intel team, have taught a surgical robot to suture by showing it surgical videos of actual doctors.
06/15/20 — A new study led bu bioengineering professor Irina Conboy suggests that plasma exchange could be the key to unlocking the body’s regenerative capacities
06/11/20 — In this TEDMED talk, EECS professor Michel Maharbiz describes using extremely miniaturized implants to get a closer look at organs in real time
04/30/20 — Thanks to research led by Amy Herr, scientists can examine the crucial period when RNA molecules tell cells what they should do
04/25/20 Berkeley News — Berkeley bioengineer Patrick Hsu and colleagues at UCSF found flaws in many of the 14 serology tests evaluated.
04/15/20 — Engineers develop powered air-purifying respirators that can be rapidly manufactured using widely available components
04/14/20 — A pill developed to treat radiation poisoning may also be effective in protecting MRI patients from the potentially toxic effects of gadolinium.
04/14/20 — Using a type of deep learning known as a fully convolutional neural network, a new computer algorithm can recognize abnormal CT scans.
04/02/20 — Converting CPAP and BiPAP machines safely could add tens of thousands to COVID-19 ventilator supply
04/02/20 — Professor Michel Maharbiz is working with medical device makers to allow hospital staff to remotely monitor and adjust patients' ventilators
04/02/20 — Professor Amy Herr is part of a research consortium that seeks to provide scientific consensus on face mask sterilization methods
04/02/20 — Professor Bin Yu and her team are developing models to connect hospitals with needed supplies
03/18/20 — Berkeley researchers utilize photolithography and programmable DNA to rapidly “print” two-dimensional arrays of cells and proteins that mimic cellular environments in the body
03/05/20 VentureBeat — UC Berkeley robotics lab director Ken Goldberg predicts that if COVID-19 becomes a pandemic, it may lead to more robots in more environments
03/03/20 — Alumni develop algorithms that will help predict possible heart failure
02/20/20 — The research could lead to the development of ultra-sensitive devices that can quickly detect pathogens in human blood.
02/20/20 — The team, supervised by Professor Ashok Gadgil, will use the money to develop ways to remove arsenic from drinking water in California.