Cellular Heterogeneity in a Person’s Tumor

January 18, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Deciphering brain tumor heterogeneity
Cell biologists at the Keck School of Medicine, USC “present an integrated experimental system that connects single [MORE]

Cancer at the Stem Cell Level

January 11, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

New Technology Finds Hidden Cancer Cells
“Researchers from DTU and Copenhagen University are the first to show that protein analysis at [MORE]

Perspective on Organoids

December 21, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organoids are fueling infectious disease research and personalized medicine
“There are two fundamental questions that persist across all subfields of biology: [MORE]

Sequencing and Liquid Biopsy for Liver Cancer

November 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single cell RNA sequencing for liver cancer
Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong have used single cell RNA sequencing [MORE]

Blood Test for Lung Cancer

November 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

DELFI blood test identifies lung cancer using AI
From Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center: “The test approach, called DELFI (DNA evaluation [MORE]

Detecting Gliomas in Spinal Fluid, Plasma and Urine

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Free DNA in plasma and urine
“We [University of Cambridge] determined the glioma-derived DNA fraction in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), plasma, and [MORE]

Highly Accurate Urine Test for Brain Tumors

October 5, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Various regions of the brain that are affected by brain cancer
“Japanese researchers at Nagoya University have . . . devised [MORE]

A Blood Filter for Tumor Cells

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inexpensive filter captures tumor
“Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan have designed an inexpensive and convenient filter that can isolate circulating [MORE]

Reactivating the p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer immunotherapy reactivates tumor suppressor protein
MAIN rarely covers drug discovery, which is a huge field in itself, but this piece [MORE]

Algorithms for Automated Primary Diagnosis of Digital Pathology Images

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital pathology
“Digital pathology is poised to take a great leap forward. Within as few as 12 months, image analysis algorithms [MORE]

GRAIL’s Holy Grail

August 24, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MedTech Grail launches long-awaited Galleri blood test
GRAIL (Menlo Park, CA) may soon release its cancer diagnostic “Galleri” which can confirm [MORE]

Detecting Cancer Cells by Tinsel Strength

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Miniaturized electomechanical device
Lesions of certain skin diseases, such as psoriasis and melanoma, present a higher degree of surface stiffness than [MORE]

Smart Medicines

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Label-free characterization of organic nanocarriers
“We [physicists at Washington State University] utilize X-rays resonant with molecular bonds to demonstrate an in-situ [MORE]

As Good as a Dog’s Nose

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine to detect prostate cancer
From MIT engineers: “We tested the clinical feasibility of a cross-disciplinary, integrative approach to early prostate [MORE]