The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.3 million to Ryan Gilbert, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer, to support research that could give hope to the thousands of Americans who sustain life-changing spinal cord injuries each year.
Linking computation with experimentation, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have shown that proteins can be engineered to fold more quickly and achieve greater stability by optimizing surface charges.
The Jefferson Project at Lake George - an ambitious research project using Big Data and analytics technology - is entering a new phase of data capture and analysis.
Among the factors that drew doctoral candidate Joshua McLane to Rensselaer was a personal connection, hometown appeal, and “the name Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.”
Zinc deficiency – long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers – can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway.