applied physics

Precisely controlled electrical stimulus can help the nervous system circumvent areas damaged in a spinal cord injury, and allow brain commands to reach limbs, according to a study by UW Medicine researc

A University of Washington team has used sound waves to create cellular scaffolding for tissue engineering – a unique approach that could help overcome one of regenerative medicine’s significant obstacles. 

UW Medicine is undertaking a 15-patient trial of a specialized ultrasound device to move, not obliterate, kidney stones. The device is being developed by the UW's Applied Physics Laboratory.

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