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2010-11-18 12:52:17

Scientists in Germany have developed a way of smuggling an anti-cancer drug past the protective blood-brain barrier and into brain tumours and metastases using a nanocarrier – a tiny capsule specially designed to pass through cell membranes and deliver its anti-cancer drug to the cancer cell.

2010-10-21 15:50:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Altogen Biosystems announced the release of its second generation of in vivo RNAi transfection reagent (http://www.altogen.com/mirna.php) in the company's popular in vivo delivery product line: PEG-Liposome siRNA In Vivo Transfection Kit.

2010-07-08 15:17:47

A new system for the controlled delivery of pharmaceutical drugs has been developed by a team of University of Rhode Island chemical engineers using nanoparticles embedded in a liposome that can be triggered by non-invasive electromagnetic fields.

2010-06-21 12:38:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has expanded its research agreement with Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH).

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2010-05-21 08:30:23

An international collaboration led by chemists and engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes and that show promise in targeted delivery of cancer drugs, gene therapy, proteins, imaging and diagnostic agents and cosmetics safely to the body in the emerging field called nanomedicine.

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2010-04-28 13:21:33

Pop a bubble while washing the dishes and you're likely to release a few drops of water trapped when the soapy sphere formed.

2010-04-22 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced data from animal studies demonstrating the superior bone marrow uptake of CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection, its lead clinical-stage program, as well as the enhanced circulation kinetics and efficacy of its preclinical hydrophobic docetaxel prodrug nanoparticle (HDPN) formulation were presented at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Washington, DC...

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2010-04-15 08:00:00

A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk – lauric acid -- shines as a possible new acne treatment thanks to a bioengineering graduate student from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

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2009-11-04 10:45:00

Scientists are reporting development of a nano-size capsule that boosts the body's uptake of curcumin, an ingredient in yellow curry now being evaluated in clinical trials for treatment of several diseases.

2009-09-25 05:09:03

UC Irvine researchers have created a new approach that vastly improves the targeting of chemotherapeutic drugs to specific cells and organs.


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