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Painted-On Oligopeptide Hydrogel for Melanoma

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transdermal PTX delivery for topical melanoma treatment
Quoting directly this report from Nanjing University: “Topical administration of anticancer drugs provides a [MORE]

Transomics at St. Jude’s

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genome
One thing that’s largely true about medical innovation is that the new is more expensive than the old. Clinical DNA [MORE]

Prospects for CRISPR in the Clinic

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ex vivo CRISPR infographic
It is now more than a quarter century since the first authorized gene therapy clinical trial took [MORE]

T-Cell Engineering via Non-Viral Gene Editing

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetically reprogrammed human T cells
Viral vectors have been the workhorses of gene transfer since the 1980s, but they always have [MORE]

Georgetown’s REMBRANT

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioinformatics
REMBRANT is an acronym for Repository for Molecular Brain Neoplasms Data.  Originally, the National Cancer Institute compiled and organized the [MORE]

Preserving Blood to Isolate CTCs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsy
Several advanced diagnostics for circulating tumor cells exist—such as single cell qPCR, digital PCR and RNA sequencing—but limiting their [MORE]

AI Turned to Cancer Detection in Liquid Biopsy

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Circulating Tumor DNA
With tumor biopsies, pathologists have a significant amount of tissue to examine, and with DNA sequencing they can [MORE]

Simultaneous Label-Free Autofluorescence Multi-Harmonic Microscopy (aka SLAM)

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

SLAM-Microscopy
University of Illinois scientists have developed this microscopy system which uses precise light pulses to simultaneously produce images from multiple [MORE]

Drinkable Electronic Sensors

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drinkable electronic sensors
Swiss scientists have designed microsensors that are tiny enough to pass into the blood stream and congregate at [MORE]

Synthetic T Cells

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

T Cells
According to this piece, researchers at UCLA’s dental school were able to create soft, flexible microparticles that mimic functional [MORE]

X-ray, Nanobubble Delivery of Anticancer Chemo

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Wei-Deng researching nanobubbles
“Nanobubbles,” aka liposomes, have shown usefulness in drug delivery before, but their limitation has been in tissue [MORE]

Capturing Tumor Cells on a Magnetic Wire

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Magnetized wire captures tumor cells
Stanford University bioengineers have designed a method for capturing circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. Their approach [MORE]

Targeted- RNA Alternative to CRISPR

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA modifying tool
While gene editing focuses on DNA, a lab at The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) has paired a small [MORE]

Heat-Activated Immunotherapy

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Heat-sensitive genetic switch for T cell
Georgia Tech bioengineers have developed means to control T-cells activity in cancer therapy.  They introduced a [MORE]