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Bionic pancreas tested in diabetic kids at a summer camp

August 13th, 2014 in 2014, CBS Evening News, College of Engineering, Edward Damiano, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU 0 comments

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Edward Damiano, College of Engineering

At a summer camp outside of Boston, a group of children is taking part in an unprecedented test of potentially life-changing medical technology. The kids have diabetes, and they’re testing a bionic pancreas in challenging real-world conditions. It’s the first time the device has been tested in children ages 6 to 11…

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“What we are trying to learn with the device is how well it can control blood sugars in very small children leading a very active lifestyle.”

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Repetitive brain injuries linked to damage later on in life

December 3rd, 2012 in 2012, Ann McKee, CBS Evening News, Centers & Institutes in the News, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Ann McKee, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

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