Navigation Links
NIBIB invests in quantum research
Date:10/5/2007

ng cells as a replacement strategy for treating diabetes. Transplantation of pancreatic islets to restore insulin production is promising; however, the donor pancreata are in short supply and do not meet medical needs. The development of these tissue engineered islets will provide a new source of insulin-producing cells and help realize the full potential of cell therapy for diabetes.

Raoul Kopelman, Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
$2.6 million (3 years)
Nanoparticle Enabled Intraoperative Imaging and Therapy

Brain cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer, and is diagnosed in over 43,000 new patients each year. The goal of this project is to improve surgical resection and treatment options for brain cancer patients. Dr. Kopelman and his team will develop nanoparticles that selectively leave the blood and bind to cancer cells. These nanoparticles will aid in the visualization of tumors to allow for maximal surgical resection of tumor mass and also facilitate nonsurgical destruction of the residual cancer cells that are remote or extend from the tumor mass. This may achieve significant improvement in treatment of brain tumors.

Shuvo Roy, Ph.D., Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine-CWRU
$3.2 million (3 years)
Miniaturized Implantable Renal Assist Device for Total Renal Replacement Therapy

End stage renal disease is a significant global health problem. Donor kidneys for transplantation are in short supply, with dialysis and filtration as the only alternative treatment. This investigator and his team will develop a miniaturized, implantable, and self-regulating bio-artificial kidney that takes the dialysis machinery and integrates it into a miniaturized implantable device. The successful development of this bio-artificial kidney would provide an alternative to the majority of the dialysis procedures performed annually in the U.S.

Mehmet Toner, Ph.D., Massachusetts Gener
'/>"/>

Contact: Cheryl Fee
feech@mail.nih.gov
301-451-6772
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Canadas new government invests $200M in the fight against the mountain pine beetle
2. Quantum Dots Research Leads to New Knowledge about Protein Binding in Plants
3. Quantum dots provide a faster, more sensitive method for detecting respiratory viral infections
4. Method slashes quantum dot costs by 80 percent
5. New nanosensor uses quantum dots to detect DNA
6. Connect the Quantum Dots
7. Quantum dots reviewed -- Could these nanoparticles hold the cure to cancer?
8. First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke
9. Protein enables discovery of quantum effect in photosynthesis
10. Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light
11. Columbia research lifts major hurdle to gene therapy for cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/2/2015)... 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has ... from the distributor World Peace Industrial Group (WPI), part ... although the major part of the shipments will take ... by smartphone manufacturers in China . ... the communicated revenue guidance of + 1 000 MSEK for ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lc9bnl/global_gesture ... Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector 2014-2018" report ... Global Gesture Recognition market in Automotive Sector to grow ... Gesture recognition is the ability of a ... an individual. Gesture recognition technology can be 2D-based or ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , March 24, ... of biometric identity management solutions, today announced that ... enabling premium clothing accessory retailer Goorin Bros ... login. The Crossmatch biometrics-based solution secures access to ... customers from the increased risk of data breaches. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 110 Million 2Global Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector Report 2015 - Growing Number of Partnerships 2Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers Help Retailer Prevent Data Breaches at Point-of-Sale 2
... the University of Turin, Italy and the University of ... may help the medical community to determine the genetic ... in an article published March 21st in the open-access ... diseases originate from mutations in one or more genes. ...
... after most of Costa Rica,s rainforests were cut down, researchers ... many thought was impossible - restoring a tropical rainforest ecosystem. ... Rica with a sampling of local trees, native species began ... rainforests can one day be replaced. Carl Leopold and ...
... in a patient lying on an operating table, while another ... be in a real OR or treatment room, except that ... made theyre robots., These high-tech, electronically outfitted mannequins are ... training center at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center in East ...
Cached Biology News:Can you rescue a rainforest? The answer may be yes 2Actor-robots 'staff' part of new $5M simulation training center 2
(Date:4/30/2015)... , April 30, 2015  Pfenex Inc. (NYSE ... the development of biosimilar therapeutics including high value ... closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering ... a public offering price of $15.50 per share. ... underwriters of their option to purchase up to ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... FRANCE (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 ... and at http://www.lespausa.com , Fleur’s ... multi-action product combining the benefits of makeup, skin ... This subtly tinted cream is designed with specific ... for an even complexion and a healthy glow. ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... (PRWEB) April 30, 2015 Sterlitech ... ultrafiltration membranes, the PX, PY, and PZ ... sheets, and disks. Designed to be ideal ... new membranes can fill critical process requirements where ... downstream processes. , “New regulations on industrial wastewater ...
(Date:4/29/2015)... --  Doximity , the leading online medical network with ... announced a new, instant method for physicians to apply ... click, all US physicians can quickly submit their verified ... open job opportunity, and a recruiter will reach out ... of physicians are open to new jobs, and yet ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfenex Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters' Option to Purchase Additional Shares 2Fleur’s Introduces CC CRÈME Perfect Skin Solution 2Fleur’s Introduces CC CRÈME Perfect Skin Solution 3Sterlitech Offers New Ultrafiltration Membranes 2Doximity Offering Hospitals Easy, Efficient Physician Application Tool 2
... April 29 A new, free white ... available from Spiral,Biotech, Inc. at: http://www.aicompanies.com/anoxomat ... isolating and identifying anaerobic bacteria in organisms., ... patient health, modern,clinical laboratories must ensure accurate, ...
... April 29 Core Informatics announces,that it has ... product,to BioRelix Pharmaceuticals of New Haven, CT. BioRelix, ... need to establish a,strong data management infrastructure from ... LIMS marketplace, BioRelix choose the Core LIMS., ...
... Aflac and the American,Association for Cancer Research ... Career Development Award for Childhood Cancer Research,endowed by ... pediatric cancer. The award,which includes a two-year grant ... Meeting in San Diego, Calif., to Dr. Charles ...
Cached Biology Technology:White Paper Details New Techniques for Isolating, Identifying Anaerobic Bacteria and Organisms 2Core Informatics Delivers Enterprise Core LIMS Installation to BioRelix Pharmaceuticals 2Aflac and the American Association for Cancer Research Unite to Issue Inaugural Aflac Career Development Award for Childhood Cancer Research 2Aflac and the American Association for Cancer Research Unite to Issue Inaugural Aflac Career Development Award for Childhood Cancer Research 3
Bethyl Laboratories packages antibodies, conjugates and calibrators to provide quantitative ELISA kits. Each kit contains the following components, sufficient for 1000 single well assays....
Bethyl Laboratories packages antibodies, conjugates and calibrators to provide quantitative ELISA kits. Each kit contains the following components, sufficient for 1000 single well assays....
Bethyl Laboratories packages antibodies, conjugates and calibrators to provide quantitative ELISA kits. Each kit contains the following components, sufficient for 1000 single well assays....
Bethyl Laboratories packages antibodies, conjugates and calibrators to provide quantitative ELISA kits. Each kit contains the following components, sufficient for 1000 single well assays....
Biology Products: