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    • An Analysis of the Relationship between Orthopedic Drill Bit and Screw Diameter on Drilling Energy and Axial Loading Strength 

      Baskerville, Scott J. J. (2018-07)
      The number of orthopedic procedures performed per year in the United States is expected to grow to 6.6 million by 2020 (1). Most of these surgeries involve some degree of bone drilling and screw fixation, putting many ...
    • Analyzing & Interpreting Conductive Education A.I.C.E. 

      Cord, Harrison; Kaseman, Sarah; Macias, Jocday; Macias, Jocsan; McFadden, Rebecca; Mogharbel, Rawan; Reynolds, Phillip; Tate, Ariana; Vidas, Anastasios
      Conductive Education is a unique, holistic educational approach to help children with Cerebral Palsy and other motor disabilities achieve their greatest level of independence through physical and cognitive activities. The ...
    • Analyzing Thermal and Mechanical Effects of Pulsed Laser Irradiation on Tissues 

      Ganguly, Mohit (2014-05)
      Pulsed lasers are known for their spatial and temporal specificity in delivering heat energy to the tissues. This is useful in laser ablation treatment mechanism where damage to the healthy tissues is highly undesired. ...
    • Animal models of osteogenesis imperfecta: Applications in clinical research 

      Enderli, Tanya A.; Burtch, Stephanie R.; Templet, Jara N.; Carriero, Alessandra (2016)
      Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), commonly known as brittle bone disease, is a genetic disease characterized by extreme bone fragility and consequent skeletal deformities. This connective tissue disorder is caused by mutations ...
    • Assessment of the Correlation between Memory Span Test Result and Attention using a Wireless EEG System 

      Yu, Yu (2016-09)
      The process to encode, retain and retrieve information is known as memory. Ever since models for short-term memory and working memory systems were proposed, the function and importance of the short-term memory and working ...
    • Bio Exo Skulder – The Shoulder Brace 

      McClure, Ian; Kim, Jacob; Mogharbel, Reham; Brito, Carlos
      The shoulder joint is: •A ball-and-socket joint (3 degree of freedom) •Stabilized by the rotator cuff, a group of muscles and tendons •Highly susceptible to injury •Difficult to repair due to its complexity
    • Biofabrication: 3D Printing for Tissue Engineering 

      Bailey, Ryan; Baskerville, Scott; Gilchrist, Victoria; Weng Kwan, Michael; McClure, Ian
      Biofabrication is the use of additive manufacturing (3D printing) for biological applications. The ultimate goal of biofabrication is to print viable organs for transplantation using patients’ own cells. In order for ...
    • BIOROW Real-Time Rowing Monitor 

      Gomez-Feria Ferreiro, Jose; Woodle, Chris
      The rower needs technical feedback that can provide information about the rowers motion. Improving rowing technique can help reduce the injuries acquired in the sport. The BIOROW model is a technique feedback system that ...
    • Blue-light induced accumulation of reactive oxygen species is a consequence of the Drosophila cryptochrome photocycle 

      Arthaut, Louis David; Ahmad, Margaret; Jourdan, Nathalie; Mteyrek, Ali; Procopio, Maria; El-Esawi, Mohamed A.; D'Harlingue, Alain; Bouchet, Pierre Etienne; Witczak, Jacques; Martino, Carlos F. (2017-03)
      Cryptochromes are evolutionarily conserved blue-light absorbing flavoproteins which participate in many important cellular processes including in entrainment of the circadian clock in plants, Drosophila and humans. Drosophila ...
    • Blue-light induced biosynthesis of ROS contributes to the signaling mechanism of Arabidopsis cryptochrome 

      El-Esawi, Mohamed A.; Arthaut, Louis David; Jourdan, Nathalie; D'Harlingue, Alain; Link, Justin J.; Ahmad, Margaret; Martino, Carlos F. (2017-12-01)
      Cryptochromes are evolutionarily conserved blue light receptors with many roles throughout plant growth and development. They undergo conformational changes in response to light enabling interaction with multiple downstream ...
    • Cell Ray 3D Bioprinter 

      Bocinsky, John; Mason, Eric; Weaver, Nevada; Wood, Kristin
      For research of cancer and other diseases,it has become increasingly more important to have accurate 3D culture models that more closely mimic in vivo tissues and the surrounding extracellular matrix (ECM). The current and ...
    • A compact energy-independent CZT-based gamma camera 

      Seo, Youngho; Cui, Yonggang; O'Connor, Paul; Huang, Qiu; James, Ralph B.; Mitra, Debasis; Pan, Hui (2017-08-09)
      Conventional gamma cameras are heavy and occupy large volume for all required hardware components. Direct-conversion solid-state detectors like cadmium zinc telluride (CZT) enable a compact design of gamma cameras. In ...
    • A Concept for Early Cancer Detection and Therapy 

      Waynant, Ronald W.; Ilev, Ilko K.; Mitra, Kunal (2003-09-12)
      Early detection and treatment of breast cancer is least costly in terms of dollars, morbidity and mortality. With new early detection x-ray technology, tumors can be found, diagnosed and treated at a much smaller size than ...
    • Coral reef fishes exhibit beneficial phenotypes inside marine protected areas 

      Fidler, Robert Y.; Carroll, Jessica; Rynerson, Kristen W.; Matthews, Danielle F.; Turingan, Ralph G. (2018-02-02)
      Human fishing effort is size-selective, preferentially removing the largest individuals from harvested stocks. Intensive, size-specific fishing mortality induces directional shifts in phenotypic frequencies towards the ...
    • Delivery of Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Agents for Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts 

      Washington, Kenyatta S.; Bashur, Chris A. (2017-09-21)
      The treatment of patients with severe coronary and peripheral artery disease represents a significant clinical need, especially for those patients that require a bypass graft and do not have viable veins for autologous ...
    • Design and Development of a Physiological Stress Monitoring/Alert System Using a Wristband 

      Pathapati Thyagaraju, Ritesh Varma (2016-12)
      The design and development of wearable physiological systems for stress monitoring have gathered a lot of attention during the past few years. These systems have undergone much-needed development to tackle long-term ...
    • Developing the Three Dimensional Tumor Model for Melanoma Drug Screening 

      Ye, Guochang (2016-12)
      Two-dimensional (2D) Tissue Culture Treated Plastic (TCTP) is widely used for cancer drug screening and has dominated the field for a long time. Compared with traditional two dimensional cell culture, a three dimensional ...
    • Effect of Tannic Acid Crosslinking on the Mechanical Properties of Collagen Scaffolds and Melanoma Cell Proliferation 

      Bridgeman, Christopher John (2017-07)
      Metastatic melanoma is responsible for nearly 10,000 deaths in the United States each year. While the prognosis for patients with localized early stage melanoma cancer is good, the chances of survival for patients with ...
    • Effects of normal and abnormal loading conditions on morphogenesis of the prenatal hip joint: application to hip dysplasia 

      Giorgi, Mario; Carriero, Alessandra; Shefelbine, Sandra J.; Nowlan, Niamh C. (2015-06-30)
      Joint morphogenesis is an important phase of prenatal joint development during which the opposing cartilaginous rudiments acquire their reciprocal and interlocking shapes. At an early stage of development, the prenatal hip ...
    • Enhanced ablation with a femtosecond-nanosecond dual-pulse 

      Kerrigan, Haley; Rostami Fairchild, Shermineh; Richardson, Martin C. (2018-02-19)
      Single-shot ablation of GaAs samples by a collinear femtosecond-nanosecond (fs-ns) dual-pulse is investigated. Significantly enhanced material removal is achieved by optimally combining a single 8 ns pulse at 1064 nm and ...