Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > Nanotech Brings Promise To Medical Research

September 24th, 2007

Nanotech Brings Promise To Medical Research

Abstract:
Preserving organs and killing cancer cells with products that employ nanotechnology—the emerging science of manufacturing at the molecular level—were the hot topics last week when the New Jersey Technology Council sponsored a forum on one of the latest trends in biomedical research.

The Philadelphia gathering of 25 executives, scientists and other members of the health care community heard how nanotechnology is being used to make and develop biomedical devices and drugs. The science, which takes place on the scale of one billionth of a meter, is slowly leaving federally funded laboratories and making its way into fields ranging from retail to medicine.

Panelist Joseph Fischer, chairman and CEO of Lifeblood Medical Inc. in Adelphia, says his company employs nanotechnology to make Lifor, a liquid that preserves organs used for transplants, and to make LiforCell, which preserves tissues and cells used in laboratory experiments. He says the U.S. Navy is testing Lifor for limb preservation.

Source:
njbiz.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Nanomedicine

New chip promising for tumor-targeting research September 22nd, 2014

Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference September 19th, 2014

The Pocket Project will develop a low-cost and accurate point-of-care test to diagnose Tuberculosis: ICN2 holds a follow-up meeting of the Project on September 18th - 19th September 18th, 2014

Recruiting bacteria to be technology innovation partners: September 17th, 2014

Announcements

Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale: Discovery is another step toward faster and more energy-efficient optical devices for computation and communication September 22nd, 2014

New chip promising for tumor-targeting research September 22nd, 2014

Twisted graphene chills out: When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown September 22nd, 2014

New star-shaped molecule breakthrough: Scientists at The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule made up of interlocking rings, which is the most complex of its kind ever created September 22nd, 2014

Military

Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale: Discovery is another step toward faster and more energy-efficient optical devices for computation and communication September 22nd, 2014

Scientists refine formula for nanotube types: Rice University theorists determine factors that give tubes their chiral angles September 17th, 2014

Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free: Rice University lab refines deicing film that allows radio frequencies to pass September 16th, 2014

'Squid skin' metamaterials project yields vivid color display: Rice lab creates RGB color display technology with aluminum nanorods September 15th, 2014

Events/Classes

Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference September 19th, 2014

IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting To Celebrate 60th Anniversary as The Leading Technical Conference for Advanced Semiconductor Devices September 18th, 2014

PEN Inc. Chairman, Scott Rickert, Will Webcast a Live Company Update September 25, 1 PM EDT September 17th, 2014

Dolomite to launch Meros TCU-100 temperature controller at Lab-on-a-Chip & Microarray World Congress September 15th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE