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FDA/CDRH continues on a daily basis to develop new and updated information related to device shortages produced by the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can subscribe to the CDRHNew – News and Updates by clicking the subscribe box under CDRHNew at the top of the page linked below.  You should get notices of the principal device related shortage updates on a daily basis.

 

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HERE’S HOW NANOPARTICLES COULD HELP US GET CLOSER TO A TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round gold objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus shown was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Credit: NIAID-RML

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New Classification System Developed for Regenerative Cell-Based Therapies

For Immediate Release on February 20, 2020

FARMINGTON – Doctors at UConn Health have developed the first classification system for regenerative cell-based therapies designed to stratify therapies based on scientific evidence and potential for harm. Today, there are concerns regarding the...

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Society For Biomaterials Announces 2020 Award Recipients

SFB recognizes Society members with prestigious industry awards for outstanding achievements and contributions to the biomaterials field

January 6, 2020 — The U.S. Society For Biomaterials (SFB), a...

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Natalie Artzi, PhD, a bioengineer in the Division of Engineering in Medicine, was awarded this year’s $100,000 BRIght Futures Prize to advance her work to use nanotechnology to increase survival rates and minimize the side effects of treatment among children with brain cancer.

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