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Electrospinning conference in August gearing up

By Eileen De Guire / February 26, 2014

Electrospinning conference in August gearing up

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Monitoring diabetes with core–shell hybrid titania–carbon nanotube composite

By Eileen De Guire / June 13, 2013

Image: Advances in nanomaterials may allow diabetes patients to toss glucose monitoring equipment in the dumpster in favor of a handheld breathalyzer. Credit: Rawson; TPCC. One of the oldest diagnostic tools used by medical professionals are their noses. We know, for example, that Hippocrates of Cos smelled breath as part of his diagnostic process. “The…

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Hello, PACRIM 10!

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2013

H.T. Lin welcomes Dongliang Jiang (left) from China. Also pictured are Lin’s wife, Mei-Ling, and son, Albert Lin. Credit: Fei; ACerS. After a long day driving from New Mexico, we finally arrived at the fabulous and historic Hotel Del Coronado, the site of the 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramics and Glass Technology (PACRIM 10).…

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NSF funding could make ceramic-based disease-monitoring breathalyzers a reality

By Eileen De Guire / October 7, 2012

One day soon, this circuit board could be a handheld breathalyzer. Credit: Gouma; SUNT Stony Brook. Perena Gouma‘s dream of developing breathalyzers for noninvasive health monitoring is on the path to becoming reality thanks to an award from the NSF to develop a “personalized asthma monitor.” Gouma is professor of materials science and engineering at…

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Gouma, Perena (2012, 2011, 2010)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Perena Gouma, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NYpgouma@notes.cc.sunysb.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Crystallo-Chemical Approach to Gas Selectivity of Metal Oxides 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Nanomaterial, Oxides Area Keywords: Health Broader Impact Keywords: International, Mentoring, National Lab, Public Outreach, Under Represented Groups Press Release: Link CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2010 Contact…

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Disease-detecting breathalyzers use gas-sensing electrospun oxide nanofibers

By Eileen De Guire / May 11, 2012

Perena Gouma, a professor at SUNY Stony Brook, uses electrospinning to synthesize ceramic nanowires that can detect disease markers like ammonia and acetone. Credit: Science Nation; NSF. Chances are that you know a Type 1 diabetic who endures several finger pricks every day to monitor blood sugar levels. Maybe you know someone with asthma, or…

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