Texas A&M is launching a new engineering-based medical degree program in partnership with Houston Methodist Hospital that will educate a new kind of doctor with an engineering mindset.
Researchers may have found a way to deliver genes safely, effectively, and without the side effects associated with viral delivery, which is the more common delivery method for gene therapy.
An R&D professional with tricks up his sleeve showed MD&M West attendees how to apply the art of magical illusion to their next product development project.
MIT researchers are working on a new technology that could convert text to speech for visually impaired users.
Two companies have landed grants from JDRF to support the development of insulin delivery devices that are small enough for children to wear comfortably.
Embracing connected technologies and artificial intelligence can help medtech achieve the goals of value-based and consumer-driven care. Still skeptical? Consider this example.
Scientists in Australia have developed an ingestible sensor to detect and measure gut gasses in the stomach. The data can be sent to a phone or computer and could change the way gut disorders are diagnosed and treated.
Engineers are working on a new kind of cybersecurity authentication system that uses the waveform of a user’s heartbeat to ensure security.
Bill Gates told attendees at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference that, while competition can be beneficial to medical research progress, he doesn't really consider biomedical research funding a competition between the United States and other countries.
During an on-stage interview with CNN's Sanjay Gupta, MD, at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Bill Gates revealed several fun facts about himself, including the reason he will probably never run for president of the United States.
Virtual Incision raised $18 million in funding to support an FDA 510(k) submission for its miniaturized robotically assisted surgical device. Here's what sets this robotic device apart in an increasingly popular field.
Google released an open-source artificial intelligence tool that could help researchers turn vast amounts of DNA sequencing data into life-saving therapies and technologies.
Takeda Pharmaceutical and Portal Instruments are teaming up to develop a new device to deliver drugs through a pressurized liquid, potentially eliminating the need for needle-based injections.
Disease risk scores are being furthered by machine learning algorithms, including a new risk score developed by IBM Research.
A technology and market matchmaker reveals a few tips on identifying and promoting technologies that suit product requirements and meet market demands.