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September 15th, 2005

Living with Cancer

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Candace Stuart: Stephen Barry knows a lot about nanoparticles, or at least one kind of nanoparticle. For eight years he’s focused his career on making nanoscale hydrogel shells that ferry drugs into cells. Alnis BioSciences, where he is president, has gotten so good at designing what it calls NanoGels that it received $2.7 million last year from the National Cancer Institute. The goal is to add a metal core to create a magnetic nanoparticle for detecting and killing tumor cells.

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