Tracking radiation treatment in real time promises safer, more effective cancer therapy 

January 3, 2023

The ability to accurately detect where X-rays land and in what dose could reduce the collateral damage from radiation therapy.

Radiation, used to treat half of all cancer patients, can be measured during treatment for the first time with precise 3D imaging developed at the University of Michigan.

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Century-old question on fluid in lungs answered

December 9, 2022

A “new physiological flow” modeled in the body could aid in treatment of lung infections and pulmonary edema.
Pulmonary edema, a buildup of fluid in the lungs that can be fatal, presents a 125-year-old medical puzzle—one that has now been solved by researchers at the University of Michigan and Arts et Métiers ParisTech. 

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Shutting down backup genes leads to cancer remission, in mice

September 30, 2022

Cancer cells delete DNA when they go to the dark side, so a team of doctors and engineers targeted the “backup plans” running critical cell functions.

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