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Liquid Biopsy for Monitoring Treatment Response

September 20, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid biopsies to monitor and direct treatment of colorectal cancer
Most interest in liquid biopsies has focused on less invasive disease [MORE]

A Microgel that Induces Immune Acceptance of Implanted Islet Cells

July 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microgel that Induces Immune Acceptance of Implanted Islet Cells
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and collaborators report “. . . a [MORE]

A Smart “Stud-Finder” for Accessing Blood Vessels

June 7, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels
“Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General [MORE]

mRNA Nanoparticle that Restores p53 Function in Lab Models

May 3, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers restore function in Gene (p53) that can suppress liver cancer
“mRNA nanoparticles effectively and safely restored the function of the [MORE]

Better Contrast for Imaging Blood Clots in the Body

January 11, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Noninvasive imaging strategy detects dangerous blood clots in the body
“PET/CMR of [64Cu]FBP8 is able to detect acute as well as [MORE]

Embryonic Protein Hormone Expression in Forming Heart Tissue

November 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human IPS-derived pre-epicardial cells direct cardiomyocytes
Tweaking stem cells to expand is relatively “simple” compared to causing structural development in the [MORE]

The “Omics” of Exercise

February 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Exercise – studying biologic changes
Fitness trackers are one genre of wearable sensors, and here is why they are important: “Understanding [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Adult Brain Tumors

January 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bob Carter, MD, PhD, MGH one of the study’s authors
Massachusetts General Hospital “. . .  researchers compared blood samples and [MORE]

Bioluminescent Reporter for DNA Breaks

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioluminescent repair reporter for DNA Breaks
Researchers in Taiwan and at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a way to visualize double [MORE]

Quick Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

October 27, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

CytoPAN – diagnosing breast cancer in less than one hour
Researchers in Boston, Singapore and South Korea have developed a point [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]

Automated Mammogram Reading

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mammogram showing dense and fatty breasts
It’s not uncommon for radiologists to batch mammogram images and then examine them at the [MORE]

Virtual Visits for Hypertension Care.

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine consult
Hypertension is the reason for about 39 million doctor’s visits a year in the US.  During a visit, the [MORE]

Metabolic Profiling for Prostate Cancer

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prostate Cancer
Elevated levels of prostate specific antigen followed by prostate biopsies have long been the standard for determining prostate cancer, [MORE]