A newly patented technology developed as a collaboration in the
departments of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopaedics, and
Microbiology and Immunology is at the heart of an Office of Naval
Research (ONR) grant focused on preventing and treating orthopaedic
In a segment on Capitol Pressroom, Michael Cain,
vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed about the
construction of the school’s new building downtown and the 25
percent increase in enrollment in the school this year to help
address the regional and national physician shortage.
A global study led by Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD, found a majority
of patients with Type 1 diabetes who were treated with
dapagliflozin, a Type 2 diabetes medicine, had a significant
decline in their blood sugar levels.