Imaging a brain thinking, using a new MRI technique

Imaging a brain thinking, using a new MRI technique Science Highlights patty.wiley Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:16 Brain function can be tracked in real-time using a new MRI method that has the potential to shed light on altered neuronal activity in brain diseases. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

'Voltron' imaging tool captures brain cell action in living animals

'Voltron' imaging tool captures brain cell action in living animals Grantee News thomas.johnson Fri, 08/02/2019 - 11:07 Scientists have developed a new way to track neural activity. The technique can target specific brain cells and relies on dyes that are brighter and more stable than those currently used. Read more from HHMI News. Source: National … Continue reading 'Voltron' imaging tool captures brain cell action in living animals

Tumor macrophage marker offers unique target for treatment

Tumor macrophage marker offers unique target for treatment Science Highlights thomas.johnson Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:44 Macrophages are white blood cells that accumulate in tumors, where they aid cancer progression. Now scientists have identified a surface protein found only on the macrophages residing in tumors, exposing a target for precise tumor treatments. Source: National Institute of … Continue reading Tumor macrophage marker offers unique target for treatment

New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps

New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps Grantee News thomas.johnson Wed, 07/31/2019 - 09:52 Researchers have developed a gel that can be injected into the tissue lining the colon, forming a 'cushion' that makes it easier to remove precancerous polyps during a colonoscopy. Read more from MIT News. Source: National Institute of … Continue reading New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps