AI Better at Diagnosing Skin Cancers than Pathologists?

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Malignant melanoma
Dermatologists at Heidelberg University designed an artificial intelligence scan of biopsy slides to test for accuracy between human pathologists [MORE]

Painted-On Oligopeptide Hydrogel for Melanoma

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transdermal PTX delivery for topical melanoma treatment
Quoting directly this report from Nanjing University: “Topical administration of anticancer drugs provides a [MORE]

Skin Cancer Detecting Robot

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Demascope to detect melanona
Last year, Stanford researchers reported on an artificial intelligence technology called a “convoluted neural network” to screen images [MORE]

Barcoding and Tracking T-Cells in Immunotherapy

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T-Cell (orange) in Blood
In adoptive T-cell therapy for cancer, T-cells are isolated from the patient’s blood, and then grown up [MORE]

Gold Nanoparticles that Deliver Radiation

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gold nanoparticles are not new to biomedicine; Michael Faraday described their synthesis in 1857. Nor is their preferential accumulation in [MORE]

Interesting Thermal Camera for a Smartphone

February 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Seek Thermal Camera
This YouTube video is borderline goofy, but it refers to a $200 thermal camera (from Thermal.com) which can [MORE]

Sniffing Out Melanoma

September 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

For nearly fifty years, the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia has pioneered much in the molecular biology of [MORE]

Color Sensing for Skin Diseases

June 4, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazet Color Analysis
MAZeT GmbH (Erfurt, Germany) makes a multi-spectral color sensor that can be used (and may already be [MORE]

“MoleMate” Handheld Dermatology Device

November 22, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Skin Diagram
Earlier this fall, the US FDA approved a hand held siascopy device, made by the Canadian firm MedX [MORE]

3D Skin Monitoring to Detect Melanoma

June 22, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Using a hand-held six light device, researchers at the Machine Vision Laboratory (Bristol Institute of Technology, Bristol, UK) are [MORE]

Spotting Melanomas with a Cellphone

April 20, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Health Discovery Corporation (Savannah, GA) will soon release a cell-phone based application that forwards a picture of a mole to [MORE]