Nearing an NICU breakthrough

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses have plenty on their plate on a daily basis. A Mizzou Engineering researcher is part of a team working on a new device that could help lessen their load. Roger Fales, associate professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is partnering with Ramak Amjad and John Pardalos of MU’s Department … Continued

An RNAmazing research breakthrough

The way RNA folds into various tertiary structures determines its biological function, and being able to dissect and alter that process could lead to prevention of a multitude of retrovirus-induced diseases, including certain types of cancer. An interdisciplinary team of Mizzou researchers is one step closer to that goal. Read more…

Nearing an NICU breakthrough

Roger Fales, associate professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is partnering with Ramak Amjad and John Pardalos of MU’s Department of Child Health on an intelligent oxygen control system for NICU patients. Read more…

MU’s Grant elected NAI Fellow

Sheila Grant’s extensive work in the areas of sensors and biomaterials has led to the formation of companies, cutting-edge research breakthroughs, patents and more. Read more…

Joint effort leads to joint patent

University of Missouri researchers recently received a patent on a method of joint repair that will be beneficial to the health of patients’ joints. Ferris Pfeiffer, assistant professor of bioengineering and orthopaedic surgery; Aaron M. Stoker, associate research professor of orthopaedic surgery; and James L. Cook, professor of orthopaedic surgery, received the patent for their … Continued

MU, Nanova collaborative effort closing in on heart health breakthrough

Since its inception, Nanova, Inc. has been renowned for its work in the dental industry. Now, they’re on the verge of a huge breakthrough in another area — cardiovascular health. Nanova — founded by four researchers, including Hao Li and Qingsong Yu from the MU College of Engineering — recently received additional funding from the … Continued

Coulter Program announces another round of funding for biomedical innovations

The University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded five grants totaling $409,000 to help promising medical discoveries make the transition from laboratory research to commercial investment and direct patient care. Engineering faculty Gary Yao, Filiz Bunyak and Yunxin Zhao were among those who had their proposals funded. The MU Coulter Program began in 2012 as … Continued

Engineering brighter smiles

Nanova, Inc. has done cutting-edge work in the area of dentistry. Now, the company has developed a method to whiten teeth rapidly, affordably and with minimal pain. Novashine is the latest dental product of Nanova, a company founded by four researchers, including Hao Li and Qingsong Yu from the MU College of Engineering. The system … Continued

Interdisciplinary team uncovers potentially groundbreaking laser application

Vitaly Gruzdev, assistant research professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at MU, and his co-investigators — former MU Engineering faculty member Dmitry Korkin, MU Biochemistry faculty members Brian Mooney and Jay Thelen, and colleaguesJesper Havelund and Ian Max Moller from Aarhus University in Denmark  — began studying how ultrashort laser pulses aimed at targeted … Continued

Changing the cryopreservation game

Cryocrate, a company founded by an MU College of Engineering researcher and housed within the Missouri Innovation Center, is completely reshaping the manner in which cells and tissue are preserved. Read more…