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Tunable Multimodal USPIO for In Vivo Targeting and Imaging ...

Tunable Multimodal USPIO for In Vivo Targeting and Imaging ... | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Recent advances in nanomedicine have generated platforms that contain imaging and therapeutic agents allowing for a seamless integration of disease detection, therapy, and monitoring. These functional nanoparticles may serve as contrast ...
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UNeMed is seeking parties interested in collaborative research to co-develop and commercialize tunable multimodal ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (M-USPIO) particles as a research tool for in vivo image-guided drug delivery.

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UNeMed is seeking parties interested in collaborative research to co-develop and commercialize tunable multimodal ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide (M-USPIO) particles as a research tool for in vivo image-guided drug delivery.

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NanoMedRev Blog: Nanobioethics and Nanoethics

NanoMedRev Blog: Nanobioethics and Nanoethics | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
All debates on Nanobioethics and Nanoethics must have the level of excellence (and not just part of them).
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Nanotechnology-Inspired Technique Helps Detect Lyme Disease

Nanotechnology-Inspired Technique Helps Detect Lyme Disease | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Early diagnosis is critical in treating Lyme disease.
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Existing tests assess the presence of antibodies against bacterial proteins, which take weeks to form after the initial infection and persist after the infection is gone. Now, a nanotechnology-inspired technique developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania may lead to diagnostics that can detect the organism itself.

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Novus Light Today - Research - Self-Assembling Liquid Nanolenses Visualise <100 nm Nanoparticles

Novus Light Today - Research - Self-Assembling Liquid Nanolenses Visualise <100 nm Nanoparticles | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Self-Assembling Liquid Nanolenses Visualise
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Researchers at theUniversity of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have created an optical microscopy method based on self-assembling liquid nanolenses that visualise individual sub-100-nanometer viruses and nanoparticles over a wide field of view.

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Microfluidic NMR System Detects Microvesicles to Spot Cancer

Microfluidic NMR System Detects Microvesicles to Spot Cancer | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Glioblastoma cells (a) release abundant microvesicles (b), which can be labeled (c) with magnetic nanoparticles (black dots). (MGH Center for Systems Biol
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Microvesicles, introduced onto a dedicated microfluidic chip, are labeled with target-specific magnetic nanoparticles and detected by a miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance system.

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What about flow cytometry to enrich them before?

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Fish eyes used to detect disesase - Health - NZ Herald News

Fish eyes used to detect disesase - Health - NZ Herald News | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Discarded fish eyes are being used by a Kiwi scientist to help early detection of diseases like diabetes and cancer.
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Dr Luigi Sasso is undertaking research into the nanotechnology possibilities of proteins in hoki fish eyes at University of Canterbury's Biomolecular Interaction Centre.

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IBM Scientists First to Image the Anatomy of a Molecule

As reported in the August 28 issue of Science magazine, IBM Research Zurich scientists Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Nikolaj Moll and Gerhard Meyer, in collaborati...
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As reported in the August 28 issue of Science magazine, IBM Research Zurich scientists Leo Gross, Fabian Mohn, Nikolaj Moll and Gerhard Meyer, in collaboration with Peter Liljeroth of Utrecht University, used an AFM operated in an ultrahigh vacuum and at very low temperatures ( 268oC or 451oF) to image the chemical structure of individual pentacene molecules. With their AFM, the IBM scientists, for the first time ever, were able to look through the electron cloud and see the atomic backbone of an individual molecule. While not a direct technological comparison, this is reminiscent of X-rays that pass through soft tissue to enable clear images of bones.

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Saanich News - Nanotechnology at UVic gets a boost into the real world

Saanich News  - Nanotechnology at UVic gets a boost into the real world | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
A biomedical sensor the size of a postage stamp could hold the answer to a fast and inexpensive way to diagnose disease.
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University of Victoria chemistry professor Alex Brolo sits behind a prototype of a biosensor (yellow) being used to detect leukemia from blood samples.

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Nanoscale Imaging Techniques: An Overview

Nanoscale Imaging Techniques: An Overview | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
There are a wide range of nanoscale imaging tools that include microscopic methods such as scanning probe microscopy (SPM), electron microscopy (EM), high resolution optical microscopy as well as different types of spectroscopy.
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There are a wide range of nanoscale imaging tools that include microscopic methods such as scanning probe microscopy (SPM), electron microscopy (EM), high resolution optical microscopy as well as different types of spectroscopy; for instance, based on auger electrons (AES) or photoelectrons (XPS/UPS); or even secondary-ion mass spectrometry (SIMS).

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Applied Research & Photonics unveils terahertz imaging system - Laser Focus World

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Designed and manufactured in Harrisburg, TeraSpectra offers the capability of solving a number of problems in biomolecular, pharmaceutical, analytical and other research areas.

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Dolomite Launches next Generation Microfluidic Connectors and Interfaces for Multiway Fluidic Connections.

Dolomite Launches next Generation Microfluidic Connectors and Interfaces for Multiway Fluidic Connections. | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
A Free To Access Nanotechnology Information Site, Sections Include A Nanotechnology Journal, Nanotechnology News, New Nanotechnology Products, Nanotechnology Suppliers/Companies, Nanotechnology Experts, Nanotechnology Courses, Nanotechnology...
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Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidic design and manufacture, has introduced Multiflux-2, a new range of microfluidic connectors and interfaces offering unparalleled high density connection with 1.5 mm pitch between tubing lines for fast, reliable and precisely aligned connections between microfluidic chips, pumps, sensors, valves and other fluidic modules without disruptions to the fluid flow.

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Gold nanodots bring us closer to single-molecule sensors

Gold nanodots bring us closer to single-molecule sensors | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
A few proteins are enough to cause dramatic changes in a surface's reflections.
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Detection of substances on the single-molecule level could provide a helpful too for pharmacology, medicine, and product safety. But toxic or otherwise unwanted substances sometimes have a low molecular weight, making them hard to sense. To make a sensor for these molecules, you need materials with special properties, such that their interactions trigger an abrupt change in behavior.

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Debiopharm Invests in Nanotech-Based Molecular Diagnostic Technologies ... - AZoNano.com

Debiopharm Invests in Nanotech-Based Molecular Diagnostic Technologies ...
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Debiopharm Group™ (Debiopharm) and Spinomix SA, a Swiss company advancing molecular diagnostic technologies, announced the closing of a Series A equity investment of $ 3 Million. The financing round was led by Debiopharm Group™.

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GEN | Magazine Articles: Next-Generation Sequencing vs. Microarrays

GEN | Magazine Articles: Next-Generation Sequencing vs. Microarrays | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Is it time to switch?

Via Pedro Fernandes
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With recent advancements and a radical decline in sequencingcosts, the popularity of next generation sequencing (NGS) has skyrocketed. As costs become less prohibitive and methods become simpler and more widespread, researchers are choosing NGS over microarrays for more of their genomic applications.

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Nanōmix awarded patent for carbon nanotube sensor technology - Printed Electronics World

Printed Electronics World Nanōmix awarded patent for carbon nanotube sensor technology Printed Electronics World Nanōmix Inc., a nanotechnology company focused on development of next generation point of care diagnostic tests to enable earlier and...
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Nano Cantilevers Detect Specific Tumor Mutations

Nano Cantilevers Detect Specific Tumor Mutations | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Cancers arise from different types of genetic mutations that occur in a variety of places of the human genome. Some cancers types are known to have a singl
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Following up on this, researchers at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute of the University of Basel the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Lausanne developed nano-scale cantilevers coated with DNA molecules that can bind to the RNA from sample cells. When the binding occurs, the cantilevers shift due to the change in the mechanical stress, the angle of which is detected using a laser. The system doesn’t require any amplification or labeling of the molecules, making it rapid, easy and cheap to use.

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Blood-based test detects cancer earlier, from the February 2013 Harvard Health Letter

Harvard researchers have developed a new way to detect signs of cancer early. They've invented a hand-held device that scans a drop to detect microvesicles that are shed by cancer cells.
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Until now, finding cancer-related microvesicles required a complicated process that can take days. But at Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Systems Biology, which Dr. Weissleder directs, he and his team have developed a hand-held device that uses a nanotechnology sensor to detect tumor microvesicles in a drop of blood in about two hours.

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Giving transplanted cells a nanotech checkup

Giving transplanted cells a nanotech checkup | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted into a living animal are alive or dead, an innovation they say is likely to speed the development of cell replacement therapies for conditions such as...
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins have devised a way to detect whether cells previously transplanted into a living animal are alive or dead, an innovation they say is likely to speed the development of cell replacement therapies for conditions such as liver failure and type 1 diabetes. As reported in the March issue of Nature Materials, the study used nanoscale pH sensors and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines to tell if liver cells injected into mice survived over time.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-02-transplanted-cells-nanotech-checkup.html#jCp

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Scientist using green materials to help early disease detection | Voxy.co.nz

Scientist using green materials to help early disease detection | Voxy.co.nz | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
A University of Canterbury scientist is using discarded hoki fish eyes to help early detection of diseases like diabetes and cancer.
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Dr Luigi Sasso says looking at the proteins in hoki fish eyes is great for the environment and will also help people’s health in the long term. He is researching at UC’s Biomolecular Interaction Centre to investigate pioneering new areas of cutting-edge nanotechnology.

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Biosensors & Bioelectronics Conference and Exhibition 2013, Meeting on Biosensor Technology Research, Chicago, USA | OMICS Publishing Group

Biosensors & Bioelectronics Conference and Exhibition 2013, Meeting on Biosensor Technology Research, Chicago, USA | OMICS Publishing Group | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics 2013, will be organized around the theme 'Biosensing Technology - A Boon to Modern Science.'
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OMICS Group invites all the participants across the globe to attend the 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Biosensors & Bioelectronics which is going to be held during June 17-19, 2013 at Hilton Chicago/Northbrook, USA.

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The healing power of nanoparticles | IOM3: The Global Network for Materials, Minerals & Mining Professionals

The healing power of nanoparticles | IOM3: The Global Network for Materials, Minerals & Mining Professionals | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Researchers gathered at the Royal Society of Chemistry in London, UK, to discuss nanosensor technologies and the positive impact they could have on healthcareMaterials World Magazine, 23 Jan 2013
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Researchers gathered at the Royal Society of Chemistry in London, UK, to discuss nanosensor technologies and the positive impact they could have on healthcare.

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3D imaging for research in nanomedicine at McGill

McGill Dentistry Prof. Marc McKee and colleagues have been awarded $3.7 million from CFI, the Quebec Government and partners to acquire the first and only cr...
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McGill Dentistry Prof. Marc McKee and colleagues have been awarded $3.7 million from CFI, the Quebec Government and partners to acquire the first and only cryo-FIBSEM (electron microscope) in Canada. McKee explains how this new generation electron microscope maintains the integrity of samples, allowing researchers to better visualize and analyze biological processes at the cellular, subcellular and molecular levels. This could lead to the earlier diagnosis of disease and the creation of new implant materials for tissue repair.

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McGill Dentistry Prof. Marc McKee and colleagues have been awarded $3.7 million from CFI, the Quebec Government and partners to acquire the first and only cryo-FIBSEM (electron microscope) in Canada. McKee explains how this new generation electron microscope maintains the integrity of samples, allowing researchers to better visualize and analyze biological processes at the cellular, subcellular and molecular levels. This could lead to the earlier diagnosis of disease and the creation of new implant materials for tissue repair.

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McGill Dentistry Prof. Marc McKee and colleagues have been awarded $3.7 million from CFI, the Quebec Government and partners to acquire the first and only cryo-FIBSEM (electron microscope) in Canada. McKee explains how this new generation electron microscope maintains the integrity of samples, allowing researchers to better visualize and analyze biological processes at the cellular, subcellular and molecular levels. This could lead to the earlier diagnosis of disease and the creation of new implant materials for tissue repair.

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Researchers Create Method for More Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors | News | Product Design & Development

A Northwestern University research team and partners in India have recently developed a new method for amplifying signals in graphene oxide-based electrochemical sensors through a process called “magneto-electrochemical immunoassay.” The findings...
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Findings could open up a new class of technologies with applications in medicine, chemistry, and engineering

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New Fluorescent Probe Detects Radioactive Substance Using Supermolecular Interaction

New Fluorescent Probe Detects Radioactive Substance Using Supermolecular Interaction | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
The NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) developed a supermolecular material which makes it possible to visualize the distribution of cesium on the surface of solids and in living organisms by fluorescence.
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The NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) developed a supermolecular material which makes it possible to visualize the distribution of cesium on the surface of solids and in living organisms by fluorescence.

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Sensors in Medicine 2013 Conference early registration deadline extended - Cambridge Network

Sensors in Medicine 2013 Conference early registration deadline extended - Cambridge Network | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
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6-7 March 2013
Wellcome Collection, Euston Road, London

There is a revolution taking place in medical diagnostic practice. Developments in biosensors, MEMS, microfluidics and nanotechnology now make it feasible to measure many clinically significant parameters quickly, inexpensively and without the need for highly qualified medical technologists. Clinical diagnosis is moving from the laboratory to the patient's bedside and into the home.

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New processing technology targets nano medical sensors - Plastics Today

Plastics Today New processing technology targets nano medical sensors Plastics Today A polymer electrospinning technology developed by Arsenal Medical (Watertown, MA) improves throughput rates of nanofibers so dramatically that the technology is in...
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A polymer electrospinning technology developed by Arsenal Medical (Watertown, MA) improves throughput rates of nanofibers so dramatically that the technology is in play for applications involving drug delivery, very tiny sensors, tissue engineering, filters, and self-healing coatings.

Medical plastics used in the system include polylactic-co-glycolic acid (PLGA) copolymer and other biomaterials such as polyesters.

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Dual imaging MRI contrast agents using robotic synthesis

Dual imaging MRI contrast agents using robotic synthesis | NanoBiomedical Diagnostics | Scoop.it
Robotic synthesis rapid screening and characterisation techniques used to development new materials for MRI.
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One approach to improve the efficiency and versatility of these agents is to combine elements within the agents which create materials for dual imaging; achieve MRI and luminescence imaging using a single diagnostic material.

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