Xiaoguang Dong

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tiny hairlike robots could transform treatment options for chronic lung diseases

    https://cdn.vanderbilt.edu/vu-sub/wp-content/uploads/sites/282/2023/11/20233749/Dong-cilia-video.mp4 Vanderbilt scientists have created robotic cilia—similar to the vibrating hairlike structures responsible for moving viscous fluids in the lungs—that can clear mucus from airway stents used to treat conditions like lung cancer, cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Xiaoguang Dong The invention is the first… Read More

    Nov. 7, 2023