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Helium Plasma Treatment This device can non-invasively deliver DNA to skin cells, a method for very targeted gene therapy.
Confocal microscope image of a human keratinocyce cell line (HaCaT) that with Sytox nucleic acid stain delivered using a helium plasma.
Learn more about active research projects at the USF Department of Medical Engineering.
Evidence for trans-endocytocis of postsynaptic somatic spine complexes (magenta) that become completely incorporated (green) inside the pre-synaptic terminal.
Department of Medical Engineering Professor Receives National Institute of General Medical Sciences Grant Professor Chris Passaglia is collaborating with with New York-based Mount Sinai Institute for Systems Biomedicine Director Ravi Iyengar to investigate optic nerve restoration.
We would like to welcome Dr. Albert Kim to the Department of Medical Engineering. He is arriving with a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. He also brings a great deal of experience as an R&D engineer from Intel and research at Temple University. As an undergraduate, Albert became interested in semiconductor fabrication. He soon found a mentor that guided him to the fabrication of biomedical microchips. Since then, Albert’s research has been focused towards biomedical engineering, earning 4 NSF grants, including the CAREER award, and with a 5th waiting in the wings. We greatly look forward to working with Dr. Kim starting this fall semester.