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 July 14, 2014

Using Ultrasound to Engineer Synthetic Tissue

Diane Dalecki, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Denise Hocking, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology and of Biomedical Engineering, are using ultrasound to organize cells and proteins with the pressure waves that ultrasound produces, in a way that might someday allow for building artificial tissues and organs from scratch.