A balloon catheter that more efficiently implants electrodes into malfunctioning hearts. A mesh cap that detects the force of blows to the head during contact sports. A stretchable, wearable real-time heart monitor.
As reported in the New Yorker and KXAS-TV news, these are just a sampling of the bioelectronic devices developed by Dr. Marvin Slepian, associate department head of biomedical engineering for clinical/industrial affairs, and his collaborators.
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