UBC researchers develop new heart valve aimed at high-risk patients

VIDEO: Researchers at UBCO have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants. view more  Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants. By using a newly developed technique, the researchers were able to build a…

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SUTD researchers develop a hydrogel for enhanced cell encapsulation and delivery

IMAGE: Characterization of CNF thixotropy. (a) Stimulus responsiveness of CNF hydrogel for stress, sonication, pH, and cation factors (white spots in the hydrogel are micro-bubbles formed by cavitation during vortex agitation)…. view more  Credit: SUTD Tissue engineering is a medical solution that uses living cells to repair or replace structural tissue, such as blood vessels, bone,…

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