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]

Genetic Testing of Cancer for Free

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Strata Oncology
This could be a wonderful thing, but let’s wait and see. Strata Oncology (Ann Arbor, MI) is offering free [MORE]

3-D Printed Ovary Implant

May 3, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is an astonishing story and a direct quote says it all: “[Researchers at Northwestern University] used a 3D printer [MORE]

P53 Mutations and Diabetes

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

How, exactly, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol figure as cancer risks have been a mystery all the while [MORE]

Immune Engineering

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a remarkable feat, a French biotech company, Cellectis, used both gene editing and gene replacement technologies to engineer “universal” [MORE]

Sugar as a Contrast Agent for Imaging

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Like the observation that a tumor’s microenvironment is more acidic than surrounding tissue, researcher at Lund University and Johns Hopkins [MORE]

Proteomics of DNA Repair

January 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Break
Last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry went to three scientists for their work in discovering how DNA repair mechanisms [MORE]

Guthrie Cards for Everyone

January 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gutherie Card Icon
Almost everyone born in the US since 1970 had a state-mandated protein screening done at birth performed with [MORE]

“Velcro” Chip Snags Circulating Tumor Cells

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

NanoVelcro Chip
Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute (Los Angeles) have developed a nanochip device for capturing circulating tumor cells in [MORE]

Blood Test for Drug Response to Prostate Cancer

December 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Test
Blood tests that replace tissue biopsies are a growing field in cancer research. This piece describes work at the [MORE]