The University of Missouri is already doing groundbreaking work in pairing Big Data experts with clinical and life science practitioners in order to produce cutting-edge results out of the wealth of data the latter groups create with their research. And a group of College of Engineering researchers is looking to expand collaborative efforts even further.
The Nanova stent uses nanocoating of a specific substance in order to avoid the re-narrowing problem, while the coating could also avoid the same clotting problem of the drug-eluting stents.
On Wednesday, 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.
University of Missouri officials will announce recipients of this year’s Coulter Awards, awarding five grants totaling $409,000.
MU College of Engineering Professor Dong Xu (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Assistant Professor Bret Ulery (Chemical Engineering) partnered with immunologist Jeffery Adamovicz with the goal of finding a more rapid, cost-effective way of creating vaccines.
The goal is to challenge Missouri drivers in the hopes of raising seat belt usage rates and eliminating cell phone use behind the wheel.
MU Engineering Dean and Bioengineering Professor Elizabeth Loboa and her research team from the universities of North Carolina State and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill concluded that the hydrostatic pressure method was the preferred method.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Craig Kluever was named deputy editor of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.