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.
Nanova Biomaterials, Inc. (NBI), a company founded and operated by MU Engineering faculty members Hao Li and Qingsong Yu; orthopedic physician Kenneth Lambert and their chief scientist Meng Chen, recently opened a new 6,000 sq. foot facility.
In March 2013, China-based backers committed to invest $7 million in Nanova, Inc., a company co-founded by two associate professors of mechanical engineering and its chief scientist, to bring the company’s products to market in the U.S. and China.
Several on the University of Missouri College of Engineering faculty are “doing,” having launched businesses based on their research breakthroughs. What follows is an examination of how faculty launch start-up ventures and a look at a handful of some of engineering’s adventurous risk-takers’ efforts, in various stages of development.
Clinical trials are expected to begin early this summer on a technology that aims to make visits to the dentist easier and less frequent. Mechanical engineering Associate Professor Qingsong Yu said the plasma dental “brush” he and Hao Li, also an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Missouri College of Engineering, have […]
Dental phobias could soon lose much of their bite if a Mizzou Engineering research team succeeds in its efforts to develop a low-temperature plasma brush that could replace conventional dentist drills. Qingsong Yu and Hao Li, assistant professors in mechanical and aerospace engineering, are leading a multicampus university research team that has received a $270,000 […]