POSTS TAGGED AS personalized medicine

Patient-Specific Organoid for Treating Cancer

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

GI anatomy with appendix
Cancer of the appendix is rare—about 1:100,000 people; consequently, knowledge about how to treat these cases is [MORE]

Gene Catalog of Cancer

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

How many genes can cause cancer?  Researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute in England believe the number is more than [MORE]

Predicting Blood Pressure

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable technology
Engineers at the University of California at San Diego have designed a wearable monitor that tracks sleep, exercise and [MORE]

Bioengineered Bone Grafts

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered bone grafts
At the New York Stem Cell Foundation, researchers use an innovative process to produce bone grafts in small [MORE]

Computer Designed Regenerative Heart Valves

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computer-designed customized regenerative heart valve
For children born with defective heart valves, repair solutions are limited, mainly because a prosthesis has [MORE]

Gene Mapping for Targeted Chemotherapy

July 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Cancer Cell
Anti-cancer chemotherapy originally derived from chemical warfare studies in 1942. Alfred Gilman and Louis Goodman discovered the effect [MORE]

QR Codes you Swallow

April 3, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible QR Code Medicine
QR (for Quick Release) codes are barcodes mainly used for keeping track of things. But researchers at [MORE]

Printing Customized Drugs

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printer to Make Personal Drugs
In case you’ve been wondering for a decade or two how it would be possible [MORE]

Spray Drying for Personalized Drugs

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

This piece describes work at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stutgart, Germany, where chemical engineers have developed an improved method of [MORE]

Printing Drugs on Delivery Devices

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Printing Medications on Skin Patches
University of Michigan engineers have developed a means of printing drugs onto skin patches, ingestible strips [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Monitoring Treatment Response

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

ctDNA Liquid Biopsy
Most interest in liquid biopsies has focused on less invasive disease diagnosis. This piece, however, draws attention to [MORE]

Speeding Up Peptide Synthesis

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Peptide Synthesizer
One of the Smithsonian’s icons of molecular medicine is Bruce Merrifield’s original peptide synthesizer of 1963. By attaching [MORE]

Proteomics in Personalized Medicine

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Proteomics in Personalized Medicine
The “inherent biological differences between individuals,”. . . “cannot all be explained genetically.” Calling the sum and [MORE]

3-D Printing of Personalized Medical Devices

December 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Northeastern 3D Printing Innovation
Personalized medicine involves more than just allowing for molecular individuality. There are circumstances, particularly in unborn and [MORE]