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 (bī′ō-ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭks, -ē-lĕk-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The application of the principles of electronics to biology and medicine.
2. The study of the role of intermolecular electron transfer in physiological processes.

bi′o·e·lec·tron′ic adj.


(ˌbaɪ oʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the study of electron transfer reactions as they occur in biological systems.
2. the application of electronic devices to living organisms for clinical testing, diagnosis, and therapy.
bi`o•e•lec•tron′ic, adj.
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In addition, supporting $30 million in state funding that was previously approved for Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute of Medical Research's proposed Center for Bioelectronic Medicine, which is nowdesignated for Manhasset.
Bioelectronic medicine company electroCore LLC stated on Monday that it has passed US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for an expanded label for gammaCore (nVNS) for the acute treatment of adult patients with migraine, a class of recurrent, pulsing headaches that are typically unilateral but may occur bilaterally and may cause visual disturbances, nausea and vomiting.
Bioelectronic medicine, a new and more advanced version of electroacupuncture, is aiming to treat chronic diseases with electrical signals in the body by using miniature implantable devises to make sure organs function properly.
NIBIB program director, whose expertise includes bioelectronic vision technologies, in a press release.
Last year, GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Google's parent company Alphabet Inc announced a about their joint company that focused on marketing bioelectronic devices tackles diseases by attaching to individual nerves.
Either water-soluble conjugated polyelectrolytes are dissolved in the biological medium, or solid-state organic thin films are incorporated into bioelectronic devices.
The two companies are investing up to 540 million [pounds sterling] ($700 million) over the next seven years to master bioelectronic medicine, a relatively new area of life sciences that involves altering nerve activity and sending signals to specific organs to reverse particular disease states.
22 August 2016 - A binding letter agreement for US-based bioelectronic device and medicine developer Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc.
British drug Maker Company GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) a pharmaceutical giant has invested $50 million in its action potential venture fund on five start-ups companies for conducting research on electroceutical and $5 million for its own Bioelectronic research centre at GSK and has forged collaborations with 40 research universities.
The pharmaceuticals giant and Verily Life Sciences have agreed to create a new company known as Galvani Bioelectronics, which will focus on bioelectronic medicine.
This study marks the first time that a person living with paralysis has regained movement by using signals recorded from within the brain," says bioelectronic medicine researcher Chad Bouton of the New York-based Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, who worked on the study at the Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio.
Nicolini uses the term molecular bioelectronics in a broad context to emphasize a new amalgam of electronics and biotechnology that many see as the best way to achieve important objectives of commercial and scientific relevance, including biomolecular engineering, bioelectronic devices and sensors, materials capable of optimal hardware intelligence, and molecular miniaturization.