Vitamin A in Determining Stem Cell Lineage

May 21, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vitamin A resolves lineage plasticity to orchestrate stem cell lineage choices
“In this work, we [researchers with the Howard Hughes Medical [MORE]

A Skin Patch to Measure Tumor Size over Time

May 14, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

New patch measures tumor size
“Medical researchers and chemical engineers at National Tsing Hua University and Taipei Medical University, both in [MORE]

Beta-Defensin Index; Biomarkers for Oral Cancer

May 7, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Beta-defensin index- A functional biomarker for oral cancer detection
“Human beta-defensin 3 (hBD-3), an epithelial cell-derived anti-microbial peptide, is pro-tumorigenic and [MORE]

Defining Prostate Cancer: One Disease or Two “Evotypes”?

May 7, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

AI reveals prostate cancer is not just one disease
“They [researchers at Oxford and Manchester Universities] identified two distinct cancer groups [MORE]

Research Opportunity: Microplastics in Human Tissues

April 23, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microplastics found in every human placenta tested in study
“Microplastics [according to a new study from the University of New Mexico] [MORE]

Polygenic Risk Scores for 10 Diseases

April 23, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polygenic risk scores for 10 diseases
“From an initial list of 23 conditions, ten were selected for implementation based on PRS [MORE]

Microfluidics Chip Determines Effectiveness of Chemoradiation in NSCLC

April 2, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Is lung cancer treatment working? This chip can tell from a blood draw
“Using an ultrasensitive graphene oxide microfluidic chip nanotechnology [MORE]

Priming Liquid Biopsies

March 26, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Novel priming strategy boosts liquid biopsy sensitivity
“A team of researchers from MIT and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard [MORE]

Organoid Model of Pancreatic Cancer

March 5, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Potential pancreatic cancer treatment iIdentified using organoid model
“Investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine say they have identified a new potential pancreatic [MORE]

Continuous-Flow Electroporation of Cancer Cells

February 20, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Continuous-flow electroporation of cancer cells
“The proposed continuous-flow electrorotation (cROT) device can induce electrorotation (ROT) with vertical rotation using two sets [MORE]

Guiding Artificial Microvesicles in the Brain

February 13, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Riding sound waves in the brain
“Researchers at ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have now [MORE]

Synthetic Double-Stranded RNA for the Treatment of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

January 9, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

New approach to pancreatic cancer treatment shows potential for increased survival
” Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered a new [MORE]

A Quick and Cheap Blood Test for Cancer

January 9, 2024 | | Posted in Newsletter

Open reading frame 1 protein  (ORF1p)
“In a new study, researchers from Rockefeller University have developed a highly sensitive blood test [MORE]

Implantable to Sense and Treat Cancer

December 5, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Unique implantable device can sense and treat cancer
“The funding [from ARPA-H] will support a five-and-a-half-year effort to develop and test [MORE]