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UNC study: shape, not just size, impacts effectiveness of emerging nanomedicine therapies

CHAPEL HILL In the budding field of nanotechnology, scientists already know that size does matter. But now, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown that shape matters even more a finding that could lead to new and more effective methods for treating cancer an...

Wake Forest to host nanomedicine workshop

Wake Forest Universitys Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials will host a gathering of scientists, engineers and medical researchers at a workshop that will explore both the science and the emerging business of nanomaterials used in medicine. Nanomaterials and Hyperthermia: Nanotech...

UCLA, Tokyo University nanobiotechnology symposium at UCLA to highlight advances in nanomedicine

UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) and the University of Tokyo's Center for NanoBio Integration (CNBI) will jointly sponsor an international symposium on nanobiotechnology at UCLA Nov. 12. The CNSI-CNBI Symposium on NanoBiotechnology, which will be held in the auditorium of UCLA's n...

World-renowned nanotechnology expert proves there is big potential in the smallest of matter

...380 manuscripts and over 350 patents and applications, and is currently listed as the third most cited chemist over the past decade and the most cited nanomedicine researcher in the world.1,2 "Professor Mirkin's cutting-edge, innovative work is greatly contributing to America's economic competitiveness and will h...

AlphaRx Shareholder Update

... lead to licensing agreements of our products. We are in the forefront of nanomedicine development and we are poised to be the world's first pharmaceutical company to commercialize a polymeric-based nanomedicine for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia. Our goal, as it has been from ...

Scientists advance safety of nanotechnology

...e-induced lung damage in mice. "This provides us with a promising lead for developing strategies to prevent lung damage caused by nanoparticles. nanomedicine holds extraordinary promise, particularly for diseases such as cancer and viral infections, but safety concerns have recently attracted great attent...

Nanoparticles May Help Attack Cancer More Directly

...searchers also modified the polymer used in the nanoparticles to increase drug loading 20-fold to overcome what they describe as a current drawback in nanomedicine -- low efficiency of drug loading. "Current chemotherapy drugs must be administered in high concentration throughout the body in order to destroy ...

UT nanoscientist gets $7 million DoD Innovator Award for breast cancer research

... Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., a nanomedicine scientist at The University of Texas Health Scienc...Tanaka, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the nanomedicine Division; Xuewu Liu, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the nanomedicine Division; Ennio Tasciotti, Ph.D., research assista...

CA$2.4 million toward gene therapy for human degenerative retinal diseases

...n partially restore their vision. The CIHR's Regenerative Medicine and nanomedicine Initiative Nine projects were awarded grants through the CIHR program entitled "Regenerative Medicine and nanomedicine Emerging Team Grants July 2008." All of these projects hold great hope fo...

Nanobiotix and BiotechCorp Announce Initial Focus of Their Collaboration: P-O-C Diagnostics and Drug Delivery Systems for Tropical Diseases, Such as Malaria

... Nanobiotix, an emerging nanomedicine company focused on cancer therapy, announced today... Co-President of the French Technology Platform on nanomedicine (FTPN). "Certainly, their strategic location ... ABOUT NANOBIOTIX Nanobiotix is an emerging nanomedicine company combining dramatic advances in nanotechnol...
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Genetic Immunity Announces Data Related to the DermaVir Nanomedicine Patch in the Journal of Immunology

Data Supports Use of HIV-specific T cell Precursors with High Proliferative Capacity (PHPC) Marker to Predict Reduction of Viral Load MCLEAN, Va., and BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Genetic Immunity(R), a US/Hungarian clinical-stage company focused on patented nanomedicines fo...

Genetic Immunity to Present at 2008 BIO International Convention

...ll present an overview of Genetic Immunity's nanomedicine technology platform and clinical programs on...sed on DermaVir Patch, which is the Company's lead nanomedicine candidate for the treatment for HIV/AIDS. This topically delivered nanomedicine is designed to amplify HIV-specific memory T cell ...

Targeted Nanoparticles Offer Promise in the Battle Against Cancer

...Alliance Investigators Meeting - October 16, Chapel Hill, NC -- Williamsburg BioProcessing Foundation Conference - November 1, Austin, TX -- nanomedicine & Drug Delivery Symposium - November 2, Boston, MA -- Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine Conference - November 5, Charlotte, NC -- American ...

CytImmune To Present At ASCO Phase I Clinical Trial of CYT-6091 to be Presented on June 3, 2007

... ROCKVILLE, Md., April 4, 2007 -- CytImmune, a clinical stage nanomedicine company focused on the development and commercialization of multifunctional...anta, Georgia. ABOUT CYTIMMUNE CytImmune Sciences is a clinical stage nanomedicine company focused on the development and commercialization of multifunctional...

CytImmune Presents Positive CYT-6019 Data During the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago

... Chicago, IL -- CytImmune, a clinical stage nanomedicine company focused on the development and commercialization of multifunctional...tlanta, Georgia. ABOUT CYTIMMUNE CytImmune Sciences is a clinical stage nanomedicine company focused on the development and commercialization of multifunctional...
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UT nanomedicine project to be tested in space

When a spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in the future, its cargo will include a small box containing a nano-fluidics experiment designed by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Investigators in the laboratory of Mauro Ferrari, Ph.D., nanomedicine...

All-in-1 nanoparticle: A Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine

Nanoparticles are being developed to perform a wide range of medical uses imaging tumors, carrying drugs, delivering pulses of heat. Rather than settling for just one of these, researchers at the University of Washington have combined two nanoparticles in one tiny package. The result is the fi...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

...l, leader of the team and chief of the division of nanomedicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and...the team included Tian Xia, a researcher in UCLA's nanomedicine division, UCLA associate professor of civil and en...ould determine whether a material can be useful in nanomedicine applications or could cause harm if taken in by li...

Donation for new Center for Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology

...s in animals, and at cellular and molecular levels, as the sensitivity and precision of the standard toxicological procedures are of arguable value in nanomedicine research and development as it is limited to spotting extreme toxicity. CPNN also receives substantial in-kind contribution (at present in the reg...

When particles are so small that they seep right through skin

...cles could pass through the skin, and we found that they can under certain conditions," she said. DeLouise's work is part of a broad field known as nanomedicine that is a strategic area at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The area includes research, like hers, looking at the properties of nanopartic...

NSF and EPA establish 2 centers for environmental implications of nanotechnology

...ing that nanotechnology is introduced and implemented in a responsible and environmentally-compatible manner," said Andr Nel, Chief of the Division of nanomedicine at UCLA, who will serve as the UCLA center's director. "We see the UC CEIN as providing an important service to our nation and beyond." Tradition...

UCLA, partners establish new center on environmental effects of nanotechnology

...t nanotechnology is introduced and implemented in a responsible and environmentally compatible manner," said Dr. Andr E. Nel, chief of the division of nanomedicine at UCLA, who will serve as the new center's director. "We see the UC CEIN as providing an important service to our nation and beyond, specifically to ...

Brown hosts regional bioengineering conference

...y, on the emerging field of nanomedicine. nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology the engineer...har will give an overview of sorts, explaining how nanomedicine seeks to exploit a timely convergence of two paral...tions. Sridhar also serves as director of nanomedicine Science and Technology, a program funded by the Na...

Nanomedicine research for prostate cancer supported by $5 million gift

...te Cancer Foundation, will seek to develop a novel nanomedicine for prostate cancer that can be given intravenousl...red directly to targeted sites of prostate cancer. nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology -- engineerin...the nation's leading investigators in the field of nanomedicine to create targeted nanoparticles that can deliver ...

MU researchers go nano, natural and green

...he impact it will have in the future. Soy is grown worldwide and Dr. Kattis Nobel Prize winning discovery will ensure that gold nanoparticles-based nanomedicine products would be made available even to the less developed regions of the world, said B. R. Barwale, 1998 winner of the world food prize and founder ...
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World Nanomedicine Market to Cross $160 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nanomedicine markets. The global Nanomedicine market continues to register robust growth largely fueled by unique properties of nanoparticles that provide novel and improved advantages, introduction of novel products, healthy rise in f...

TechConnect World Announces The CancerNano 2009 Symposium May 3-7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston

... Interim Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Department and Co-Director of the nanomedicine Education and Research Consortium (NERC) at Northeastern University , as w...l Sciences, and Director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and nanomedicine at Northeastern University . Featured sessions in the CancerNano 20...

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA launches program in nanopediatrics

...ure of personalized medicine for children, including the opportunities and risks involved. The program is one of the world's first dedicated solely to nanomedicine and pediatric patients. "Why develop a nanopediatrics program? Because children are not small adults," said Dr. Edward McCabe, physician-in-chie...

Old and new therapies combine to tackle atherosclerosis

...after, our goal is to prevent or greatly delay clinically significant atherosclerotic disease," Lanza says. "We hope to achieve this by a personalized nanomedicine approach that risk-stratifies patients and affords safe, targeted delivery of potent compounds that block progression in high-risk patients. This woul...

NanoMedicine Summit Returns to Cleveland, September 25-26

...ove medical treatment and patient care. The 2008 nanomedicine Summit will take place on September 25-26, 2008 at...ssionals will share information about cutting-edge nanomedicine research and commercialized applications. Complete...rofessor at Case Western Reserve University. The nanomedicine Summit made its debut in Cleveland in 2004 with a ...

Genetic Immunity To Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

...aches. The DermaVir Patch, Genetic Immunity's lead nanomedicine candidate, is in Phase II clinical development and could be the first nanomedicine immune therapy approved for HIV-infected individua... of long-lasting HIV-specific T cells. About the nanomedicine Technology Platform Genetic Immunity's...

Ocular Biopharmaceutical Company Charlesson Announces $1.6MM in New Funding and Upcoming Presentations at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

...ed drug delivery at the ARVO 2008 conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Wassel will present in a special workshop group focusing on Nanotechnology and nanomedicine for ophthalmic applications. Charlesson scientists are also presenting four other poster presentations detailing the company's drug development progre...

Smart insulin nanostructures pass feasibility test, UT study reports

...Texas School of Health Information Sciences at Houston have announced pre-clinical test results in the September issue of the International Journal of nanomedicine demonstrating the feasibility of a smart particle insulin release system that detects spikes in glucose or blood sugar levels and releases insulin to ...
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