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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]

Placenta-on-a-Chip

October 4, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Placenta-on-a-Chip
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

ICT
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

P53
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]