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Skin Health Data Collected by App Offered for Research

A smartphone app collecting images and data about moles on the skin of volunteers is now available to researchers for studies of cancer and other disorders. . . . → Read More: Skin Health Data Collected by App Offered for Research

Company, NC State Partner on Tissue Oxygen Patch

Profusa Inc. and a research center at North Carolina State University are developing a new device to monitor tissue oxygen levels in people with peripheral artery disease. . . . → Read More: Company, NC State Partner on Tissue Oxygen Patch

News Blackout Imposed on U.S. Science Agencies [Updated]

Multiple news services today are reporting that the Trump administration is ordering several U.S. government agencies conducting or funding scientific research to cease discussing its activities with the media or public officials. . . . → Read More: News Blackout Imposed on U.S. Science Agencies [Updated]

Knowledge Bank Tapped for Precision Cancer Treatments

An international research team devised techniques for analyzing accumulated clinical trial data to help determine precise treatment strategies for people with cancer. . . . → Read More: Knowledge Bank Tapped for Precision Cancer Treatments

Grant Funds MRI for Mental Illness Understanding

A psychiatric treatment center received what it calls “a major grant” for a research program on the use of MRI scans to better understand complex mental illnesses. . . . → Read More: Grant Funds MRI for Mental Illness Understanding

Electronic Gene Editing Corrects Inherited Blood Disorder

A team at National Institutes of Health used an electronic-aided process to carry out a gene editing technique that in lab mice repaired a genetic defect causing a rare blood disease. . . . → Read More: Electronic Gene Editing Corrects Inherited Blood Disorder

Engineered T-Cells Tested on Metastatic Cancer

An individual with lung cancer tumors that spread from the colon had the tumors reduced in size after a single treatment of modified cancer-killing immune system cells. . . . → Read More: Engineered T-Cells Tested on Metastatic Cancer

Regeneron, Children’s National Partner on Rare Diseases

Regeneron Genetics Center and Children’s National Health System have begun studying thousands of genetic profiles to better understand the causes of rare and undiagnosed disorders. . . . → Read More: Regeneron, Children’s National Partner on Rare Diseases

Laser-Immunotherapy Now in Cancer Clinical Trial

A new type of cancer treatment that precisely attacks tumors with synthetic antibodies activated by laser beams is being tested in an early-stage clinical trial. . . . → Read More: Laser-Immunotherapy Now in Cancer Clinical Trial

Small-Business Grants Awarded for Neurological Diseases

A biotechnology company spun-off last year in a pharmaceutical industry merger is receiving small business research grants to advance its technology treating neurological disorders. . . . → Read More: Small-Business Grants Awarded for Neurological Diseases