News flash: Flexible electronics are one of the keys to going forward in BioMEMS. The two related articles discusses how this is being approached. These attach to bio surfaces (heart, skin...)
Make sure you download and watch the video on the NSF site.
Therapeutic MEMS Overview Learning Module
This Category includes the Therapeutic MEMS Overview Learning Module (Instructor guide, Participant guide and PowerPoint presentation).
This is a short presentation that focuses on the retinal prostheses that uses an array of micro-sized electrodes that is placed on a patient's retina to pick up rays of light sent from a camera on the eyeglasses of the patient.
A narrated presentation is available on YouTube. Click the link below.
Therapeutic MEMS Overview Learning Module - Participant (Student) Guide
This learning module provides an overview of MEMS being used or being designed to prevent, monitor, or manage disease or disease specific problems.
In the activity you are asked to design a marketing brochure for a specific micro-sized device used to prevent, monitor or manage a disease.
Latest revisions January 2010