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Lab-On-Chip Device Simulates Tumor Microenvironment

Biomedical engineers designed a device that simulates the supportive environment in which tumors grow, and in tests was shown to work as well as lab mice for assessing cancer drugs. . . . → Read More: Lab-On-Chip Device Simulates Tumor Microenvironment

Univ. Lab, Company Broaden Bacterial Vaccine Impact

Researchers from University at Buffalo and a campus spin-off enterprise devised a way to expand the scope of anti-bacterial vaccines, as shown in tests with lab animals. . . . → Read More: Univ. Lab, Company Broaden Bacterial Vaccine Impact

Univ. Spin-Off Reports Cancer Immunotherapy Advance

A highly targeted synthetic antibody, developed by a university spin-off enterprise, was shown to destroy human breast cancer cells grafted in lab mice. . . . → Read More: Univ. Spin-Off Reports Cancer Immunotherapy Advance

Gene Therapy Shown to Prevent, Reverse Multiple Sclerosis

Medical researchers show that transferring healthy genes can protect nerve cells in lab mice against damage from multiple sclerosis, and help reverse effects of the disease. . . . → Read More: Gene Therapy Shown to Prevent, Reverse Multiple Sclerosis

Avian Flu Vaccine with Longer Protection in Development

A biotechnology company is designing a vaccine to protect against the newly emergent avian flu to provide more sustained protection like seasonal flu vaccines. . . . → Read More: Avian Flu Vaccine with Longer Protection in Development

NIH Funds Heart Tissue Regeneration Tests in Pigs

An experimental drug to help grow new heart tissue after a heart attack is advancing to tests in pigs, with help from National Institutes of Health. . . . → Read More: NIH Funds Heart Tissue Regeneration Tests in Pigs

Wearable-Implant Diagnostics Device in Development

A university engineering lab is developing a device combining a sensor chip implanted under the skin and wrist band to diagnose serious diseases and transmit the data. . . . → Read More: Wearable-Implant Diagnostics Device in Development

Engineered Insulin-Producing Cells to Be Grown in Lab

A team from three universities is developing in the lab synthetic islet cells, the cells that produce insulin in the pancreas, for eventual transplantation in people with type 1 diabetes. . . . → Read More: Engineered Insulin-Producing Cells to Be Grown in Lab

Vaccines in Development for Opioid Combinations

Researchers studying the immune system as a weapon against opioid addiction say they can develop vaccines that block combinations of opioids, like those sold on the street. . . . → Read More: Vaccines in Development for Opioid Combinations

3-D Printing Process Developed for Living Tissue

Researchers in the U.K. devised 3-D printing techniques for human and animal cells to produce functioning tissue with multiple types of cells. . . . → Read More: 3-D Printing Process Developed for Living Tissue