Stanford postdoc Arnold Mathijssen wanted to know how bacteria swim upstream. Someday, his findings could shape how we design devices and deliver drugs.
Todd Brinton offers words of wisdom as he steps down from his post as director of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship after 14 years.
This In the Spotlight features Sheun "Shay" Aluko, a fourth-year medical student with a weakness for public piano playing.
Stanford researchers, seeking ways to regenerate muscle after injury, find a promising method using collagen and vascular cells.
While promoting diversity within its programs, Stanford Biodesign is also working to foster gender diversity in the medtech industry.
Stanford researchers are collaborating to develop a vibrating glove that could improve hand function following a stroke if worn for several hours a day.
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers have developed a implantable, biodegradable, wireless and battery-free blood flow sensor.
Stanford researchers have develop an electronic glove that allows a robotic hand to dexterously handle delicate objects like blueberries or ping-pong balls.
A team of Stanford researchers has designed a new flexible "micropillar" electrode to study the behavior of heart cells without affecting their behavior.
Stanford engineer Ellen Kuhl is using computer modeling to provide insight into the progress of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.
A better understanding of how nanoparticles move from the bloodstream into a tumor could eventually lead to more effective cancer treatment.
Stroke can affect how we perceive our bodies' positions and movements. Now, mechanical engineers are trying to help to potentially create assistive devices.
What if you could stitch together single cells any way you wanted to? Potential medical and even industrial applications abound.
In an interview, Stanford bioengineer Michael Fischbach discussed the growing knowledge of the bacteria in our bodies and what that means for the future of medicine.
Stanford researchers are hosting an online competition featuring virtual athletes. Their goal: help people learn to walk and run after losing a limb.
Researchers from Stanford and Seoul National University have constructed an artificial sensory nerve circuit that imitates human reflexes and ability to sense touch.