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Multiomics for Pediatric Cancers

August 6, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer treatment at St. Jude
Sooner or later, some political leader will realize that the most important goal in healthcare is [MORE]

AI Integrating Cancer Histology and Omics

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ai ifographic
What do you get by integrating AI analysis of pathology images and data for tumor transcriptomes?  In a Stanford [MORE]

A Chip that Models the Human Gut

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intestine chip
Human cells that line the intestines, and the bacteria that live in that region have conflicting needs for oxygen.  [MORE]

A Universal Cancer Biomarker

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA methylation and cancer
Last December, researchers at the University of Queensland reported they found a distinct feature of DNA methylation [MORE]

Imaging Tumor Vascularization

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Map of tumors grown in mice
Using computation, researchers at Johns Hopkins are able to integrate images from in vivo MRI, [MORE]

Whole Exome Sequencing

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Exome sequencing
While whole genome sequencing vs. whole exome sequencing offers a choice between completeness and cost, with WES being about [MORE]

iPSCs in 3-D Culture

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Combining 3D culture with iPSCs
This piece, citing research at Corning Life Sciences (Tewksbury, MA), describes two laboratory technologies—induced pluripotent stem [MORE]

First Cancer Trial for CRISPR

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multiple myeloma cells
Calling the first use of CRISPR gene editing to treat cancer “a genetic Sputnik”, though this time it [MORE]

Kidney Cell Repair

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amniotic stem cells
Amniotic-fluid derived stem cells has several advantages over other stem cells (including embryonic stem cells) for regenerative medicine.  [MORE]

Highly Sensitive Microfluidic Device for Capturing CTCs

April 30, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer cell microfluidic device
Much of the enthusiasm for liquid biopsy in cancer research comes from knowing there are circulating tumor [MORE]

Ingestible Digestion Monitor

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ingestible pill monitor
Ingestible sensors have to work in a tough neighborhood—the stomach. For that reason, MIT engineers have created a [MORE]

A Retrievable Sponge for Diagnosing Esophageal Cancer

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Esophageal sponge collects genetic material for diagnosis
In order to retrieve biomarkers for cancer of the esophagus, a doctor at The [MORE]

Patient-Specific Organoid for Treating Cancer

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI anatomy with appendix
Cancer of the appendix is rare—about 1:100,000 people; consequently, knowledge about how to treat these cases is [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy Outperforms Tissue Biopsy for NSCLC

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood testing
In a study of 282 patients with non-small cell lung cancer, a liquid biopsy device (Guardant 360, Redwood City, [MORE]