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Confocal microscope image of a human keratinocyce cell line (HaCaT) that with Sytox nucleic acid stain delivered using a helium plasma.
Helium Plasma Treatment This device can non-invasively deliver DNA to skin cells, a method for very targeted gene therapy.
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.
The Medical Engineering department would like to congratulate the capstone design team composed of Abby Blocker, Carolyna Yamamoto and Jacob Yarinsky for finishing in 1st place in this year's Jabil Innovation Technology Challenge. The team developed an innovative self-regulating splitter for mechanical ventilators in collaboration with Moffitt researchers. They received a $10,000 award! The team is currently competing in Venturewell's Debut Challenge.