Though technically advanced, modern cardiac monitoring, pacing, and defibrillating devices obtain a pretty simple picture of the heart’s electrical activity. To truly map out the electrophysiology of the heart you’d…
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Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing.
In all multicellular organisms,…
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Engineers like to make things that work. And if one wants to make something work using nanoscale components—the size of proteins, antibodies and viruses—mimicking the behavior of cells is…
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Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.
You cannot walk into the clean rooms of…
The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) provides a focus for UCL’s wide-ranging expertise in medical technologies.
The IBME aims to be the world’s fastest and most cost-effective deliverer of patient benefit by harnessing the power of university-based innovation and experimental medicine in the UK.