Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine — Encouraging Trends in Modern Phase 1 Oncology Trials
— Read on www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc1803837
Materials science is just cool…
Method assembles cellulose nanofibres into a material stronger than spider silk
— Read on phys.org/news/2018-05-method-cellulose-nanofibres-material-stronger.html
Still a long way to a cure… but take what we can get…
Tissue-engineered human pancreatic cells successfully treat diabetic mice
— Read on medicalxpress.com/news/2018-05-tissue-engineered-human-pancreatic-cells-successfully.html
More CRISPR magic…
A Salk Institute team found transplanting liver cells into hemophilic mice restored their ability to form blood clots. The hope is that this one-and-done treatment could replace the frequent injections of clotting factors currently used to treat the inherited blood disorder.
— Read on www.fiercebiotech.com/research/a-liver-cell-transplant-could-replace-lifelong-injections-for-hemophilia-b-patients
Researchers at UC Berkeley have now mapped out the structure of telomerase – an enzyme known to play a key role in aging and cancer – in more detail than ever before, and the breakthrough could inform a new generation of highly-targeted drugs.
— Read on newatlas.com/telomerase-enzyme-mapped-anti-aging/54371/
If this tech could mature it would enable a new wave of garage entrepreneurship
Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides, an approach that could advance a variety of devices such as optical sensors used for health monitoring and lab-on-a-chip devices.
— Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180425120206.htm
The benefits inherent in dramatically-improved medical imaging are huge, and provides examples for similar developments in other industries.
— Read on diginomica.com/2018/04/18/ai-enhanced-instrumentation-fusion-deep-learning-medical-sensors-creates-dramatic-improvements/