Spotting Cancer Biomarkers with a Smartphone

December 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spectometer Device
Engineers at Washington State University have built a prototype spectrometer, using a 96 well plate holder, a light box, [MORE]

Quantum Dots for Tumor Imaging

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum Dots
If you happen to own one of those new Samsung SUHD televisions, you know the current state of art [MORE]

Magnetoactic Bacteria Delivers Drugs to Tumors Hypoxic Locations

November 22, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In 1993, researchers found an unusual micorganism in the waters of Rhode Island’s Petaquamscuff estuary. It was unusual in that [MORE]

Drug Delivery via MRI

November 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

By “hacking” a conventional MRI machine, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital were able to steer ferrous nanoparticles through the blood [MORE]

“The Window to the Brain” Project

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transparent Skull Implant
A collaboration between bioengineers in California and Mexico has brought forward an intriguing concept—a window in the skull [MORE]

Nanoparticles and Lasers to Kill Tumor Cells

October 25, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a new approach to laser ablation of tumors, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have used nanoparticles (150 nm [MORE]


October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have created a “placenta-on-a-chip” device that mimics the functions of this complex and little [MORE]

“Deep Mind’s” Automated Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Scans
Google’s “Deep Mind” computational medicine group has partnered with University College London Hospital to automate segmetation of brain scans [MORE]

A Patch of Nanorods and Spheres to Treat Tumors

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Triple Attack Hydrogel Cancer Patch
MIT bioengineers have developed a patch of nanoparticles that can be attached to a tumor or [MORE]

Wearable Tracking of Treatment for Oncology Patients

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medidata Patient Cloud(R) ePRO
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is testing a wearable activity tracker, with cloud reporting, for its multiple [MORE]

Local Activation of Chemotherapy

September 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tetrazine Explosion Diagram for DAinv
Anti-cancer drugs that only activate at a tumor site has been an area of pharmacology interest [MORE]

Medical R&D Projects in the EU

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

You’ll have to download either or both reports in this piece to get the details on information and communication technology [MORE]

Automated Computer Vision Diagnoses Barrett’s Esophagus

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Esophageal Cancer
Using 100 endoscopic images from 44 patients with Barrett’s esophagus as a study set, researchers at Eidhoven University of [MORE]

Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic for Many Diseases

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When cells die, either naturally or from disease, their protein and DNA debris ends up in circulating blood. Mass spectroscopy [MORE]