Milestone reached in use of nanoparticles to kill cancer with heat

Milestone reached in use of nanoparticles to kill cancer with heat Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 07/01/2019 - 09:52 Researchers have developed an improved technique for using magnetic nanoclusters to kill hard-to-reach tumors. Read more from the Oregon State University Newsroom. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment Grantee News thomas.johnson Mon, 07/01/2019 - 09:47 Researchers have come up with a novel way to prevent fibrosis, which can lead to rejection of implantable medical devices, by incorporating a crystallized immunosuppressant drug into the devices. After implantation, the drug is slowly and locally secreted … Continue reading A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment

Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging

Scientists discover new method for developing tracers used for medical imaging Grantee News thomas.johnson Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:16 Researchers discovered a method for creating radioactive tracers to better track pharmaceuticals in the body as well as image diseases, such as cancer, and other medical conditions. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

3D printed technology streamlines common medical test

3D printed technology streamlines common medical test Science Highlights thomas.johnson Mon, 06/24/2019 - 14:04 Scientists have taken a common, yet laborious lab test and redesigned it to be performed in small 3D printed pipette tips used to measure and transfer fluids in the laboratory. Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Biomedical Engineering- News

Ultrasound imaging can monitor the exact drug dose and delivery site in the brain

Ultrasound imaging can monitor the exact drug dose and delivery site in the brain Science Highlights patty.wiley Mon, 06/17/2019 - 09:30 NIBIB-funded researchers use passive cavitation imaging, an ultrasound imaging technique, to create an image and estimate the amount of drug that crossed the blood-brain barrier to reach a specific location in the brain. Source: … Continue reading Ultrasound imaging can monitor the exact drug dose and delivery site in the brain