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Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells
Here’s a good question: can nanoparticle technology transform immunotherapy for cancer? From researchers at the Fred Hutchinson [MORE]

Protein Profile Blood Test for Cancer

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Tao and Team Developed Blood Test for Cancer Proteins
The biomarkers that really matter in liquid biopsies are proteins, and [MORE]

Automated Liquid Biopsy

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Volcano CTC System
Because tumor cells in blood tend to be larger than blood cells, it’s possible to separate the two [MORE]

Improved Cell Culturing for CAR-T Therapy

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T-Cell
CAR-T cell therapy for cancer has been more promising than performing so far, partly because T-cells that can recognize protein [MORE]

Creating Tumor Cell Receptors That Weren’t There Naturally

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer Cells
Inserting a unique small molecule azides (sugar) into triple negative breast cancer cells created a receptor in those cells [MORE]

Lab-on-a-Chip Diagnostic Chip Can Screen Several Diseases and Cost Less Than a Penny

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab-on-a-Chip for a Penny
Once in a while, something that’s too good to be true might actually be so, as an [MORE]

500+ Gene Liquid Biopsy

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Sample
Liquid biopsy isn’t yet the gold standard for tumor analysis, but it is moving rapidly in that direction. This [MORE]

Genetic “Fingerprint” of Prostate Cancer

February 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
About a third of men who are successfully treated (surgery and radiation) for localized prostate cancer still go on to [MORE]

Comparing Sequencing Platforms Using the Same Tumor Tissue

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Foundation Medicine (Cambridge, MA) and Guardant Health (Redwood City, CA) both have genomic sequencing platforms for genomic cancer. Foundation analyzes [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Circulating Tumor Cells for $30

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MagSifter
That’ll be the day when a life-saving, minimally invasive diagnostic for metastatic cancer costs $30. But that, at least, is [MORE]

Sensor that Detects Radiation Efficacy on Malignant Tumors

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

SINTEF Developers of Microscopic Radiation Sensor
An international group of engineers has built a sensor the size of a single human [MORE]

Spotting Cancer Biomarkers with a Smartphone

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spectometer Device
Engineers at Washington State University have built a prototype spectrometer, using a 96 well plate holder, a light box, [MORE]

Quantum Dots for Tumor Imaging

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum Dots
If you happen to own one of those new Samsung SUHD televisions, you know the current state of art [MORE]

Magnetoactic Bacteria Delivers Drugs to Tumors Hypoxic Locations

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In 1993, researchers found an unusual micorganism in the waters of Rhode Island’s Petaquamscuff estuary. It was unusual in that [MORE]