Detecting Gliomas in Spinal Fluid, Plasma and Urine

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Free DNA in plasma and urine
“We [University of Cambridge] determined the glioma-derived DNA fraction in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), plasma, and [MORE]

Highly Accurate Urine Test for Brain Tumors

October 5, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Various regions of the brain that are affected by brain cancer
“Japanese researchers at Nagoya University have . . . devised [MORE]

A Blood Filter for Tumor Cells

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inexpensive filter captures tumor
“Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan have designed an inexpensive and convenient filter that can isolate circulating [MORE]

Reactivating the p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer immunotherapy reactivates tumor suppressor protein
MAIN rarely covers drug discovery, which is a huge field in itself, but this piece [MORE]

Algorithms for Automated Primary Diagnosis of Digital Pathology Images

August 31, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digital pathology
“Digital pathology is poised to take a great leap forward. Within as few as 12 months, image analysis algorithms [MORE]

GRAIL’s Holy Grail

August 24, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

MedTech Grail launches long-awaited Galleri blood test
GRAIL (Menlo Park, CA) may soon release its cancer diagnostic “Galleri” which can confirm [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]

Smart Medicines

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Label-free characterization of organic nanocarriers
“We [physicists at Washington State University] utilize X-rays resonant with molecular bonds to demonstrate an in-situ [MORE]

As Good as a Dog’s Nose

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine to detect prostate cancer
From MIT engineers: “We tested the clinical feasibility of a cross-disciplinary, integrative approach to early prostate [MORE]

Nanorate Sequencing

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

WellcomeSanger-nanorate sequencing (NanoSeq)
“For the first time, scientists are able to study changes in the DNA of any human tissue, following [MORE]

Identifying Melanoma with a Smartphone

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Automated melanoma detection
Research from engineers at MIT “describes the development of the tool using a branch of artificial intelligence called [MORE]

Organoid Model of Cervical Cancer

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patient-derived organoid model for cervical cancer
“Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers (Hubrecht Institute) developed the first patient-derived organoid model [MORE]

A Light Trail of Cancer Metastases

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bright new tool to record cellular interactions
A Stanford scientist has “created a system that allowed GFP [green fluorescent protein] on [MORE]

Legacy of 100,000 Genomes

June 29, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ten years ago, the British National Health Service launched the “100,000 Genomes Project,” which now has expanded to a 5 [MORE]