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Nanoparticle Targeting Tumor Cells

June 30, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dendritic polyglycerol
Dendritic polyglycerols are synthesized carrier molecules to which different kinds of labels (dyes, radiolabeling) and/or therapeutics (antiviral, anticancer, anti-inflammatory [MORE]

Artificial DNA Controls Sequenced Release of Drugs from a Capsule

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sequencing release of drug
The earliest controlled release drug dates from 1938, and relied on polymer coatings to survive gastric acids [MORE]

Spherical Nucleic Acids for Immunotherapy

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spherical nucleic acid
“Researchers from Northwestern University have leveraged machine learning to aid in the design of nanomedicines for immunotherapy. They [MORE]

Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 in Cartilage Regeneration

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Cartilage Drug Delivery
Insulin growth factor-1 has previously been shown to support joint cartilage, but getting IGF-1 to an arthritic [MORE]

Glucose Powered Device with Cotton Electrodes

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cotton based electrodes used in a new biofuel cell
Personal glucometers work by electrically detecting the amount of glucose oxidase in [MORE]

Focused Ultrasound Targets Drug Release in the Brain

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticle delivers drug through focused ultrasound disruption
Innovations in drug delivery seemingly are reported every day.  This piece describes how Stanford [MORE]

Making Nanoparticles Stick in the Liver

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles with hairy polymer shells
Various kinds of nanoparticles are possible drug delivery vehicles in the body.  This report tells of [MORE]

Post-Surgical Gel Prevents Tumor Recurrence

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Post-surgery healing gel
A collaboration between researchers at UCLA, UNC and two Chinese universities has “developed an in situ formed immunotherapeutic [MORE]

Paper Wrist Patch Monitors Biometrics

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable electronic skin device
If you have access to ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10 (37), pp 31061–31068, you can read [MORE]

Nanoparticles Deliver Drugs for Kidney Disease

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles deliver medication to kidney
Kidney tissue naturally filters out foreign substances which is why drug delivery is so problematic.  In [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]

Nanocrystals and Microparticles to Treat Osteoarthritis

September 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Treating osteoarthritis
The ancient Greeks who coined the phrase “misery loves company” may well have been talking about osteoarthritis—an affliction that [MORE]

Injectable Bandages

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Injectable Bandage
Texas A & M University reports: “Kappa-carrageenan, commonly extracted from red edible seaweed, has been utilized for decades as [MORE]

More on 4-D Printing

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

4D Printing Time Lapsed
Engineers at George Tech and Singapore University of Technology and Design have built a 4-D printer: “The [MORE]