Cookies

Like most websites The Translational Scientist uses cookies. In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. Learn more.

January 2017 Issue of The Translational Scientist

Welcome to the January/February issue of The Translational Scientist! We’re starting the first issue of the year with a bite – as researchers have proven the efficacy of a malaria vaccine in a small human trial. Our Video of the Month shows how optogenetics is giving us a closer look at cell morphology and physiology. We also cover bioscience in space, via spaceflight-induced visual impairment. And we’ve got many more articles coming soon – we’ll be publishing new content every week for this issue so keep checking in to the website for new articles!

Register to download

Register here to download any issue of The Translational Scientist for FREE.

Login

Subscribe to The Translational Scientist Newsletters

When you click “Subscribe” we will email you a link, which you must click to verify the email address above and activate your subscription. If you do not receive this email, please contact us at [email protected].

Articles featured in this issue

Research Field Biomedical engineering

I, (Assisted) Robot

| William Aryitey

Soft tissue surgeons may be able to reap the benefits of clinical robotics

Research Field Analytical science

Measuring the Microbiome

| Liam Heaney

Modern techniques may help us delve into the relationship between health and the microbiome

Tools & Techniques Diagnostics & prognostics

We Must Guide POCT

| Xavier Navarro

Point-of-care testing is a valuable resource that we need to bolster with high standards

Research Field Biomedical engineering

A Battery Pill to Swallow

| William Aryitey

Researchers use fluids from the stomach and small intestine to power electronic pills

Research Field Cancer

Chasing Checkpoints

| Frédéric Triebel

Therapeutic modulation of checkpoint inhibitors is bringing new treatment to cancer patients

Research Field Diagnostics & prognostics

Beyond Cancer Imaging

| Zaver M. Bhujwalla

Exploring the new world of theranostics that integrates therapy with cancer diagnosis

Disease Area Cardiovascular

The Heart of Translation

| Douglas L. Mann

Douglas L. Mann, Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University

Disease Area Cardiovascular

Embracing Robotics with Heart

| William Aryitey

A heart-hugging cardiac sleeve could help restore heart function

Research Field Diagnostics & prognostics

Only Tau Will Tell...

| William Aryitey

The tau protein may be a useful biomarker of concussion, and determining when athletes can return to sports

Research Field Biomedical engineering

Scar Wars

| William Aryitey

Hair follicles may be the key to solving the puzzle of scarless wound healing

Research Field Imaging

“Miami, We Have a Problem”

| Ruth Steer

The first quantitative evidence for CSF in spaceflight-induced ocular changes are discovered

Tools & Techniques Analytical science

NoBody’s Fool

| Joanna Cummings

Advanced mass spectrometry uncovers a tiny protein with important implications

Research Field Biomedical engineering

Video of the Month

| Klaus Hahn, Nikolay Dokholyan, and Onur Dagliyan

Optogenetics gives us an in depth look of cell motility and physiology

Disease Area Clinical trials

Biting Back Against Malaria

| William Aryitey

A small clinical trial has shown that a malaria vaccine works in humans

Other issues of 2017