With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

admin/ martie 20, 2019/ tehnologii/ 5 comments

Opsins make ‘blind’ cells light-sensitive; potential human treatment within three years. Adeno-associated viruses (AAV) engineered to target specific cells in the retina can be injected directly into the vitreous of the eye to deliver genes more precisely than can be done with wild type AAVs, which have to be injected directly under the retina. UC Berkeley neuroscientists have taken AAVs

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Smith & Nephew Acquires Brainlab Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Business

admin/ martie 13, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 0 comments

Press Release The two companies enter into a strategic collaboration for future development of technology for digital surgery across a broad range of clinical areas LONDON  The acquisition supports Smith & Nephew’s strategy to invest in best in class technologies that further its multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem. The acquisition and strategic collaboration allow both companies to accelerate research

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REJOINT Announces First in Human Surgery Utilizing Personalized 3D Printed Total Knee Replacement

admin/ martie 11, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Press Release MILAN, March 11, 2019–The case was performed on a 58-year-old female suffering from severe knee pain as a result of history of prior knee injuries and surgeries. Professor Maurilio Marcacci MD, PhD, Director of the Center for the Functional and Biological Reconstruction of the Knee at Humanitas Research Hospital, commented, “The REJOINT solution provided my Team with 3D

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Lima installs the first 3D-printing facility inside a major US hospital campus

admin/ martie 4, 2019/ tehnologii/ 4 comments

New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will now have the capacity to do in-house additive manufacturing 3D printing facility for custom complex implants. Italy (and now HSS)-based LimaCorporate will be the manufacturer of all devices designed and produced at this facility, which will be located near HSS on the Upper East Side. These devices are intended for the

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