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The interdisciplinary Beckman Institute team included (from left): Anirudha Rao, a graduate student in bioengineering; Scott Robinson, the former Beckman Institute Microscopy Suite Manager; Seth Kenkel, a postdoctoral research associate; Rohit Bhargava, director of...
Study: Light responsive nanoparticle shows remarkable control in delivering drug to target in living organism
Urbana, Ill. - For decades, bright fluorescent cyanine dyes have been used in a variety of medical procedures, like identifying the sentinel lymph nodes where cancer cells might spread or identifying cancerous tumors in fluorescence-guided surgery. Though widely used...
Urbana, Ill. - Just as species evolve through mutation and selection acting on individuals in a population, cancer cells and tumors evolve by mutation and selection acting on cells within the tumor. Normal cells divide and mutate over time into subpopulations of...
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