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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]

A “Universal Cancer Biomarker”

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

UQ Cancer test shows particles changing color
According to University of Queensland bioengineers: “When circulating tumor DNA fragments are placed in [MORE]

DNA Adductomics

March 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adducts Borane 3D-balls
Roughly half of American adults suffer from at least one of six diseases: cardiovascular, cancer, cardiopulmonary, asthma, diabetes [MORE]

Sensing High Metastatic Potential

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tumor cell with high metastatic potential
Researchers at the UCSD medical school have identified a protein that has a high correlation [MORE]

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

enVision
Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]