Nanoparticles in the Body: Reprogramming Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

News   Apr 18, 2017 | Original Article by Sabrina Richards for the Fred Hutch Center

 
Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer in the Body

A cross-section of the nanoparticle designed by Dr. Matthias Stephan and his team, displaying the T cell–programming genes packaged inside. The yellow molecules coating the particle help it stick to T cells. The orange polymer helps bundle the genes and carry them to the nucleus. Credit: Cognition Studio

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Building Molecular Wires, One Atom at a Time

News

Electronic devices are getting smaller and smaller. Early computers filled entire rooms. Today you can hold one in the palm of your hand. Now the field of molecular electronics is taking miniaturization to the next level. Researchers are creating electronic components so tiny they can’t be seen with the naked eye.

READ MORE

Single Blood Test 'CancerSEEK' Screens for Eight Cancer Types

News

Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.

READ MORE

Radical New Approach to Vaccine Development Could Help Reduce Illness From Flu

News

More than 700,000 Americans were hospitalized due to illnesses associated with the seasonal flu during the 2014-15 flu season, according to federal estimates. A radical new approach to vaccine development at UCLA may help lower that figure for future flu seasons.

READ MORE

 

Comments | 0 ADD COMMENT

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Applied Sciences Biopharma Cancer Research Cell Science Diagnostics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE