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Elderly accident victims and Duchene muscular dystrophy sufferers could someday benefit from this stem cell hydrogel successfully tested in mice.

LaPlaca begins her term as president starting in 2019 through 2020

Six innovative biomedical research projects awarded

Researchers are studying a tiny single-celled protozoan that achieves blazing-fast acceleration while contracting its worm-like body.

A proof-of-concept sensor could help with monitoring treatment of brain aneurysms.

Andrés J. García is the new executive director of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.

Year-long master’s program celebrates 100th graduate as student teams present final projects

Petit Institute researcher selected for the 2018 Sensors Council Young Professional Award

Petit Institute researcher Yonggang Ke part of research team addressing worldwide need for data storage

Research will advance the understanding of the cerebral cortex


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