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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]

Intercellular Artificial Organelles

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Organelle
In many gene therapy trials, viral vectors transform producer cells. But from the beginning, researchers knew viruses were not [MORE]

Huntington’s RNAs Inhibit Cancer Growth

May 29, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Image of Hungtington Gene
Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered that the trinucleotide repeats (TNRs) associated with Huntington’s disease also [MORE]

Sandia’s Nanoparticle Material for Theranostics

May 15, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sandia Theranostics
Sandia National Laboratories engineers have developed rare-earth “metal-organic framework” materials that have unusual properties such as different color fluorescence, [MORE]