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Attacking Brain Tumors with Liquid Polymer Nanoparticles

September 20, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanomedicine opens door to precision medicine for brain tumors
In an example of “customized nanomedicine,” cancer researchers at Northwestern University constructed [MORE]

Spherical Nucleic Acid Immunization

June 14, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticl-based Covid vaccine
“Researchers [at Northwestern University] have developed a novel vaccine platform using spherical nucleic acid immunization, which outperforms the [MORE]

Synthetic Peptides Regenerate Spinal Tissue

January 25, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal injuries
“Researchers at Northwestern University have developed an injectable therapeutic that consists of synthetic peptide sequences intended to regenerate spinal [MORE]

A Dissolvable Pacemaker

September 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transient pacemaker dissolves in the body after use
“In a breakthrough that could greatly ease the burden for patients recovering from [MORE]

Detecting Cancer Cells by Tinsel Strength

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Miniaturized electomechanical device
Lesions of certain skin diseases, such as psoriasis and melanoma, present a higher degree of surface stiffness than [MORE]

Engineered Neurons

April 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Superstructures formed by walking molecules help create neurons
Northwestern University bioengineers report their success in designing a superstructural material engineering functional [MORE]

Flexible Heart Catheters

November 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic- cardiac catheter
“[R]esearchers [at George Washington and Northwestern Universities] have developed a new type of catheter that conforms well with [MORE]

Atomic Imaging of Tooth Enamel

September 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Finding tiny chemical flaws in tooth enamel
Materials scientists as Northwestern University had experience with atom probe tomography, while those at [MORE]

Polymer Brush Hypersurface Photolithography

May 19, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

4D printer recreates the complexity of cell surfaces
“Gene chips,” those photolithograph devices that print stacks of DNA base sequences as [MORE]

3D Printed “Hyperelastic” Bone

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hyperelastic human spine bone
“Hyperelastic bone is a “3D-printed synthetic scaffold,” consisting mainly of bone mineral (hydroxyapatite) plus a widely used, [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]

Sweat Patch Diagnostics

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensor to measure chemical contents in sweat
Sweat is a diagnostic fluid, with varying levels of chloride, glucose, and lactate.  To [MORE]

Why Clinical Genetics Lags

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Much of the Genome has not been studied
It’s true in most fields that new research largely reinforces prior discoveries.  That’s [MORE]

Bioelectronic Medicine, A Beginning

November 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biodegradable device for nerve regeneration
A recent Nature Medicine article, titled “Wireless bioresorbable electronic system enables sustained nonpharmacological neuroregenerative therapy,” describes [MORE]