Reading cancer’s chemical clues A nanoparticle-assisted optical imaging technique could one day read the chemical makeup of a tumor.
A tumor’s chemical makeup holds valuable clues about how to fight it. But today, it’s difficult or impossible to examine the chemistry inside a tumor.Read more »
Lab-grown lung tissue could lead to new cancer, asthma treatments A look at how Michigan Engineers created a biomaterial scaffold to help researchers from the U-M Medical School grow mature human lung tissue.
In a breakthrough that could one day lead to new treatments for lung diseases like asthma and lung cancer, researchers have successfully coaxed stem cells—the body’s master cells—to grow into three-dimensional lung tissue.Read more »
‘Sister cell’ profiling aims to shut down cancer metastasis Michigan engineers release individual cells from a specially-designed chip using laser pulses.
In work that could improve understanding of how cancer spreads, a team of engineers and medical researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new kind of microfluidic chip that can capture rare, aggressive cancer cells, grow them on the chip and release single cells on demand.Read more »
Researchers use ovarian follicles to preserve fertility Technique could be beneficial for women with cancer; study in mice produced live births
Technique could be beneficial for women with cancer; study in mice produced live births.Read more »