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X-ray, Nanobubble Delivery of Anticancer Chemo

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Wei-Deng researching nanobubbles
“Nanobubbles,” aka liposomes, have shown usefulness in drug delivery before, but their limitation has been in tissue [MORE]

Capturing Tumor Cells on a Magnetic Wire

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Magnetized wire captures tumor cells
Stanford University bioengineers have designed a method for capturing circulating tumor cells in the blood stream. Their approach [MORE]

Targeted- RNA Alternative to CRISPR

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA modifying tool
While gene editing focuses on DNA, a lab at The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) has paired a small [MORE]

Heat-Activated Immunotherapy

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Heat-sensitive genetic switch for T cell
Georgia Tech bioengineers have developed means to control T-cells activity in cancer therapy.  They introduced a [MORE]

A Sugar-Transporting Biosensor for Detecting Cancer

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Glut5 fluorescent probe
In making multicolor probes that detect varying levels of glucose transporters in blood, researchers at Michigan Technological University [MORE]

Artificial Mole as Early Cancer Detector

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Mole to Detect Cancer
In animal studies, bioengineers at ETH Zurich (the Swiss Technical Institute in Zurich) have designed an [MORE]

Monitoring Low White Blood Cell Levels

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Monitoring WBCs in Capillary
Anti-cancer chemotherapy knocks down the patient’s white blood cells, making them more vulnerable to infections. Thus, monitoring [MORE]

High-Speed Live-Cell Interferometry

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

HSLCI Melanoma Cell
A group of scientists from VCU Massey Cancer Center and UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a [MORE]

“MELISA,” Cell-Phone Based Immuosorbent Assay

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MELISA test
The Mobile Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (MELISA) is a means that “accurately measures progesterone levels, a key hormone that [MORE]

A Gel after Cancer Surgery

June 5, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dendritic Cell Revealed
A gel of biodegradable sugar and drugs that activate dendritic cells has been shown in animal studies to [MORE]

Laser and Ultrasound Co-Analyzer for Thyroid Cancer

May 22, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thyroid Cancer
Current art in diagnosing thyroid cancer relies, first, on an ultrasound scan, followed by fine needle biopsy if a [MORE]

Variance in Liquid Biopsy Test Results

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy
According to Johns Hopkins University researchers: “Many commercial developers of liquid biopsy tests tout the accuracy and benefits of [MORE]

3-D Jet Writing vs. 3-D Printing

May 8, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Jet Writer
In order to make more authentically-sized tissues for researching anti-cancer therapeutics, Purdue University and University of Michigan researchers [MORE]

Dissolvable Sensors Inside the Body

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fiber Bragg Grating
William Henry Bragg (the father) and William Lawrence Bragg (the son) uniquely shared the 1915 Nobel Prize in [MORE]