Medical applications of plasma energy

In a recent class titled Healthcare and Biotechnology in the 21st Century at the Thayer School of Engineering, Richard Satava, Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington, gave a lecture on upcoming healthcare and surgery innovations. Among one of these innovations was the new use of plasma energy in … Continue reading

Iron Levels Correlate to the Lung Function of Cystic Fibrosis Patients

On March 28, 2014, Dr. Alex H. Gifford, an assistant professor of medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, discussed the schools’s recent studies of the relationship between cystic fibrosis and iron regulation. Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), a disease caused by a genetic mutation (most commonly F508del), suffer from … Continue reading