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Awarded the ISSLS Prize from the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine and the journal SPINE
Master’s degree students studying business at Rensselaer are taking their academic knowledge to the next level by learning to identify commercialization pathways for lab research discoveries and inventions.
Professor Juergen Hahn has received a $2 million NIH grant to investigate the use of transplanted regulatory T cells (Tregs) in reducing inflammation in diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, which currently has no known viable treatment options.
The new Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIP) of the Rensselaer Office of Research has awarded four grants to spur multidisciplinary research.
Renowned biotechnology innovators Robert Linhardt and Jonathan Dordick have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
The Jefferson Project made the front page of the Sunday Times Union, January 4, 2015. Read the full article at the Times Union.
Engineers are often reluctant to use the word breakthrough. It smacks of marketing hype. Most advances in engineering are incremental. The history of technology is littered with self-proclaimed breakthroughs that turned out less than spectacular.
But believe this: Ge Wang is in pursuit of a breakthrough.
A team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Rockefeller University is developing a system that would make it possible to remotely control biological targets in living animals — rapidly, without wires, implants, or drugs.