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New nanodevice defeats drug resistance

Chemotherapy often shrinks tumors at first, but as cancer cells become resistant to drug treatment, tumors can grow back. A new nanodevice developed by MIT researchers can help overcome that by first blocking the gene that ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanoparticles for gene therapy improve

( -- About five years ago, Professor Janet Sawicki at the Lankenau Institute in Pennsylvania read an article about nanoparticles developed by MIT's Robert Langer for gene therapy, the insertion of genes into living ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Nanodiamonds Advance Anticancer Gene Therapy

( -- Gene therapy holds promise in the treatment of cancer as well as a large number of other diseases. However, developing a scalable system for delivering genes to cells both efficiently and safely has been ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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