Auckland Bioengineering Institute
Predicting the effects of traumatic brain injury
23 May 2022
Researchers at the ABI have received $150,000 from the Health Research Council for a project in which they aim to transform our ability to understand, predict and ultimately prevent the long-term impact of traumatic brain injury.
Generous bequest to ABI set to brighten futures
16 May 2022
People with movement disorders are set to benefit from the generosity of a remarkable couple.
TechWeek: Translating research into successful start-ups
16 May 2022
An event hosted by the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) for TechWeek will highlight the successes and challenges of harnessing the commercial potential of research.
Will brain implant technology spark a health revolution?
4 May 2022
Once safely implanted in the brain, a super sensitive sensor will change the lives of families whose children have hydrocephalus.
Both the art and science of the gut feature as cover story
20 April 2022
Researchers at the ABI have shown that ablation therapy, often used to correct an abnormally beating heart, can also be used to treat gut disorders. Their research featured on the cover of the American Journal of Physiology and illustrated by the co-author of the paper.
Real world recognition for research in augmented reality
6 April 2022
Professor Mark Billinghurst of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) has been inducted into the SIGCHI Academy of the ACM SIGCHI, which he describes as being “the equivalent of being awarded an Oscar for research in human computer interfaces”.
Study analyses brains of teenage rugby players, to better understand concussion
4 April 2022
Researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) are using advanced biomechanical modelling to understand the impact of concussion in a study involving teenage rugby players in the Gisborne area over the course of a season.
Bioengineers aim to improve treatment for prostate cancer
21 March 2022
Dr Hayley Reynolds aims to improve the health outcomes of those diagnosed with prostate cancer with a radical paradigm shift in radiotherapy treatment.
International Women’s Day: women at the forefront of bioengineering innovation
7 March 2022
One of the themes of International Women’s Day 2022 is the championing of women forging innovation through technology, a theme exemplified by research led by women at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI).
Generous bequest results in new ABI scholarship
1 March 2022
The legacy of a remarkable couple with ‘uncommon courage’ will help Professor Thor Besier and other researchers improve the lives of those with movement disorders.
Bioengineers get on their bikes for Cure Kids
1 March 2022
Four bioengineers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) have got on their bikes to ride the length of Aotearoa New Zealand, as a Riding for Cure Kids team in the Tour Aotearoa Brevet event.
Bioengineers use Artificial Intelligence to transform hip surgery
10 February 2022
Formus Labs, a company that grew out of research done at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), is set to transform orthopaedic surgery, with the world’s first automated 3D pre-operative planner for joint replacements.