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“MELISA,” Cell-Phone Based Immuosorbent Assay

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MELISA test
The Mobile Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (MELISA) is a means that “accurately measures progesterone levels, a key hormone that [MORE]

A Gel after Cancer Surgery

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dendritic Cell Revealed
A gel of biodegradable sugar and drugs that activate dendritic cells has been shown in animal studies to [MORE]

Laser and Ultrasound Co-Analyzer for Thyroid Cancer

May 22, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thyroid Cancer
Current art in diagnosing thyroid cancer relies, first, on an ultrasound scan, followed by fine needle biopsy if a [MORE]

Variance in Liquid Biopsy Test Results

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy
According to Johns Hopkins University researchers: “Many commercial developers of liquid biopsy tests tout the accuracy and benefits of [MORE]

3-D Jet Writing vs. 3-D Printing

May 8, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Jet Writer
In order to make more authentically-sized tissues for researching anti-cancer therapeutics, Purdue University and University of Michigan researchers [MORE]

Dissolvable Sensors Inside the Body

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fiber Bragg Grating
William Henry Bragg (the father) and William Lawrence Bragg (the son) uniquely shared the 1915 Nobel Prize in [MORE]

Custom Printing High Speed Nanorobots

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electric Propulsion Technology for Nanorobots
In applying electrical fields to nanorobots made of DNA, researchers at the University of Munich imagine [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics
Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

Engineered Cells to Kill Cancers

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineering Non-Immune Cells to Kill Cancer Cells
Though it has only been tested in cell culture, researchers at ETH Basel Switzerland [MORE]

Bacterial RNA-Detecting Enzyme for Liquid Biopsies

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Structure of GsI-IIC RT
Improving the accuracy of liquid biopsy has enormous potential for making cancers more manageable. And to [MORE]

Precision Lab Pathology for Targeted Therapies

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Laboratory Scientist US NIH
In the past three years, 25 new drugs have been FDA approved which target specific genetic [MORE]

“Labyrinth” Chip Sorts Circulating Tumor Cells

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Labyrinth Chip
Quoting directly from the University of Michigan researchers: “We present “Labyrinth,” a label-free microfluidic device to isolate circulating tumor [MORE]

Home Blood Testing

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Athelas Remote Blood Testing
Patients undergoing chemotherapy need frequent blood tests to monitor the effectiveness of their treatment and to register [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Metastatic Cancer

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy Plate
Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have engineered a microchip that can trap and identify metastatic cancer cells in [MORE]