Allowing doctors to detect cancer cells on the spot while undergoing surgery
The HELICoiD project has developed a new method to discriminate between healthy and malignant tissues during surgeries. The approach is based on real-time hyperspectral images of the operated organ and on mathematical models determining how these change in the presence of cancer cells. The technique may lead to great improvements in the cancer treatment.
Restoring neuronal connections of patients that suffered brain damage due to accidents or strokes
Building the next class of metamaterials that will address the present issues in our medical devices and implants
- Prototyping phase
Looking for new ways to cure genetic diseases from the bottom-up by building devices that are based on RNAs