Home > News > Nanomedicine
March 13th, 2006
The treatment begins with an injection of an unremarkable-looking clear fluid. Invisible inside, however, are particles precisely engineered to slip past barriers such as blood vessel walls, latch onto cancer cells, and trick the cells into engulfing them as if they were food. These Trojan particles flag the cells with a fluorescent dye and simultaneously destroy them with a drug.
Developed by University of Michigan physician and researcher James Baker, these multipurpose nanoparticles -- which should be ready for patient trials later this year -- are at the leading edge of a nanotechnology-based medical revolution. Such methodically designed nanoparticles have the potential to transfigure the diagnosis and treatment of not only cancer but virtually any disease.
Conference speakers: International think tank needed to identify techno-social turning points December 6th, 2013
Bangalore INDIA NANO 2013 Inaugurated December 5th, 2013
3-D printing and custom manufacturing: from concept to classroom: Strategic investments from NSF help engineers revolutionize the manufacturing process December 5th, 2013
The promise of nanotechnology December 4th, 2013
Nanobiotix strengthens its NanoXray pipeline with the launch of NBTX-TOPO development, the first nanotherapeutic with embedded radar: 1 product, 2 skills December 6th, 2013
The gene sequencing that everyone can afford in future December 6th, 2013
Dissolving electronics, energy: Kavli lectures at American Chemical Society meeting December 5th, 2013
Laser light at useful wavelengths from semiconductor nanowires: Nanowire lasers could work with silicon chips, optical fibers, even living cells December 5th, 2013
Nano Labs Anti-Corrosion Paint Utilized in Rehabilitation of Convention Center December 6th, 2013
Coal yields plenty of graphene quantum dots: Rice U. scientists find simple method for producing dots in bulk from coal, coke December 6th, 2013
Stepping-up the Performance of Structural Ceramics: Innovnano produces nanostructured 3YSZ powder for demanding applications December 5th, 2013
Books with New Concepts/Technology for Pulp, Paper and Allied Industries: Author- Dr. Mahendra Patel, Publisher- Industrypaper December 5th, 2013