Improving Delivery of Poorly Soluble Drugs Using Nanoparticles Wednesday, February 03, 2016 A technology that could forever change the delivery of drugs is undergoing evaluation by the Technology Evaluation Consortium™ (TEC). Developed by researchers at Northeastern University, the technology is capable of creating nanoparticle structures that could deliver drugs into the bloodstream orally – despite the fact that they are normally poorly soluble.Toxicity Testing With Cultured Liver Cells Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Microreactor replaces animal testing. Neural Networks Adapt to the Presence of a Toxic HIV Protein Monday, February 01, 2016 HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) afflict approximately half of HIV infected patients.Faster Drug Discovery? Friday, January 29, 2016 Startup develops more cost-effective test for assessing how cells respond to chemicals.HIV Keeps Growing, Even When Undetectable Friday, January 29, 2016 A team of international researchers including scientists from Oxford University has found that HIV is still replicating in lymphoid tissue even when it is undetectable in the blood of patients on antiretroviral drugs.Trillium Acquires Fluorinov Thursday, January 28, 2016 Trillium Therapeutics Inc. a clinical immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer, has announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Fluorinov Pharma Inc., a privately-held oncology company. New Mechanism of Antitumor Action Identified Wednesday, January 27, 2016 A team of UAB researchers and collaborators from the Catalan biotech company Ability Pharmaceuticals (UAB Research Park), have described a new mechanism of anti-tumour action, identified during the study and development of the new drug ABTL0812.Nanoparticles Deliver Tumor Suppressors to Damaged Livers Wednesday, January 27, 2016 UT Southwestern Medical Center chemists have successfully used synthetic nanoparticles to deliver tumor-suppressing therapies to diseased livers with cancer, an important hurdle scientists have been struggling to conquer.Flesh-Eating Bacteria Work Together Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Scientists recently discovered different strains of deadly flesh-eating bacteria working together to spread infection and they now have a better understanding of the role of the toxins they produce. The discovery could change how the illness and other diseases are treated.