Artificial tissue has always lacked a key ingredient: blood vessels. A new 3-D printing technique seems poised to change that.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
By tracking an older person’s movements at home, a new wearable device could help predict serious changes in health.
High-tech blood tests should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening for Down syndrome, argue researchers.
A single-molecule gene test requires much less DNA to identify cancer-causing mutations.
A molecular diagnosis gives doctors and patients better treatment options when suspicious lumps are found in the neck.
Now that genomes can be sequenced for $1,000, more patients can benefit, says Howard Jacob.
A new nerve interface gives a sense of touch to a prosthetic limb.
These VCs don’t wait for biotech startups to come to them. They create companies themselves.