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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]

A Sugar-Transporting Biosensor for Detecting Cancer

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glut5 fluorescent probe
In making multicolor probes that detect varying levels of glucose transporters in blood, researchers at Michigan Technological University [MORE]

Artificial Mole as Early Cancer Detector

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Mole to Detect Cancer
In animal studies, bioengineers at ETH Zurich (the Swiss Technical Institute in Zurich) have designed an [MORE]

Monitoring Low White Blood Cell Levels

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring WBCs in Capillary
Anti-cancer chemotherapy knocks down the patient’s white blood cells, making them more vulnerable to infections. Thus, monitoring [MORE]

High-Speed Live-Cell Interferometry

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HSLCI Melanoma Cell
A group of scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a [MORE]