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Please take the time to vote for our start-up company for the Big Idea Challenge. Voting actually influences the outcome, and you may vote up to once per day through March 23rd. Thanks!
New Orleans Entrepreneur Week's Big Idea 2015 nominee AxoSim Technologies is described as "improving the drug development process of new treatments. Currently, the only data available preclinically relies on either simplistic cell models or animal testing. Employing micro-engineering techniques and...
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Tulane University researchers hope their 3D technology will lower drug development costs and improve safety.
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Our new website is up! Thanks to Clayton Ford for the new design and layout!
Neural MicroEngineering Laboratory. Research Focus. The focus of our laboratory is to develop in vitro models of neural growth, physiology, and disease by manipulating the chemical and physical extracellular microenvironment. Toward this end, we employ a number of microengineering technologies ...
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Tympanogen, LLC, founded by lab alum Elaine Horn-Ranney and member Parastoo Khoshakhlagh, announce the release of their official website!
Tympanogen, LLC is a medical device company whose mission is to set a new standard of care for treating chronic tympanic membrane perforations.
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Congratulations to Elaine Horn-Ranney for acceptance of her paper to the journal Biomaterials Science. Her co-authors are Parastoo Khoshakhlagh, Julie Kaiga, and Dr. Moore.
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Congratulations to Parastoo Khoshakhlagh for successfully defending her Ph.D. dissertation entitled, "A Hydrogel Tool-Kit for In Vitro Neural Regeneration Models." Dr. Khoshakhlagh will be taking a translational postdoctoral position at Harvard University. Best wishes, Parastoo, we will miss you!
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The lab is proud to announce the formation of AxoSim Technologies, LLC, a startup founded by Lowry Curley and Dr. Moore to commercialize the lab's "Nerve-on-a-Chip" technology for use in predictive screening of pharmaceuticals. AxoSim was chosen as a finalist in BioChallenge 2014, a startup business competition hosted by the New Orleans BioInnovation Center!
The BioChallenge is an annual pitch competition for emerging Louisiana life science startups, who have won over $30,000 in prizes since 2012.
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The lab welcomes back Dr. Lowry Curley, who after a postdoc in Antwerp, Belgium, will be leading an effort funded by the NSF I-Corps program to explore the commercialization potential of the lab's "nerve-on-a-chip" technology. We're glad to have you back, Lowry!
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Congratulations to Parastoo Khoshakhlagh and her team for being one of three winners of the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge!!
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Developing microscale technologies for studying central nervous system physiology and regeneration.
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Our aim is to study how tissue architectural and microenvironmental factors affect neural axon growth and physiology in order to develop multifaceted, translational treatment strategies for neurological disorders. To investigate these phenomena, we are developing microscale technologies that make use of synthetic chemistry, materials science, micro-optoelectronics, microfabrication, optogenetics, computational modeling, and neurobiology.