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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]

Biosensor Detects HER-2 Breast Cancer in 15 Minutes

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printer makes biosensors to detect breast cancer protein in blood.
University scientists in Connecticut have built a microfluidics device that [MORE]

Post-Surgical Gel Prevents Tumor Recurrence

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Post-surgery healing gel
A collaboration between researchers at UCLA, UNC and two Chinese universities has “developed an in situ formed immunotherapeutic [MORE]

Implantable Device for Breast Cancer Immunotherapy

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanodevice for drug delivery directly to tumor
“To fulfill the unmet clinical need for sustained local drug delivery and to avoid [MORE]

Gene Catalog of Cancer

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA
How many genes can cause cancer?  Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in England believe the number is more than [MORE]

Multigene Test for High Risk Heart Disease, et al

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Multigenic risk score
Polygenic risk scores may become as routine as cholesterol screening. To that end, researchers at the Broad [MORE]

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]