Peel Therapeutics Initiates Clinical Trial of PEEL-224 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

PEEL-224 is a small molecule nanoparticle developed for the treatment of cancer SALT LAKE CITY, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Peel Therapeutics, an evolutionary-inspired, clinical-stage biotech company developing medicines for cancer and inflammatory diseases has initiated a first-in-human clinical study of PEEL-224 in patients with advanced solid tumors. This follows recent acceptance … Read more

Advanced imaging reveals mired migration of neurons in Rett syndrome lab

Using an innovative microscopy method, scientists at The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT observed how newborn neurons struggle to reach their proper places in advanced human brain tissue models of Rett syndrome, producing new insight into how developmental deficits observed in the brains of patients with the devastating disorder may emerge. Using … Read more

Advanced MRI benefits patients with heart stiffening disease

An advanced form of cardiac MRI, developed by academics at UCL in collaboration with the Royal Free Hospital, has for the first time enabled clinicians to measure the effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients with the life-limiting condition ‘stiff heart syndrome’. An advanced form of cardiac MRI, developed by academics at UCL in collaboration with the … Read more

Study links insulin resistance, advanced cell aging with childhood poverty

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Black adolescents who lived in poverty and were less optimistic about the future showed accelerated aging in their immune cells and were more likely to have elevated insulin resistance at ages 25-29, researchers found. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Black adolescents who lived in poverty and were less optimistic about the future showed accelerated … Read more

Ribbon-cutting ceremony spotlights the Advanced Photon Source’s

The technology housed in the new Long Beamline Building will lead to more efficient solar cells, longer-lasting batteries, more durable materials for airplanes and much more. The technology housed in the new Long Beamline Building will lead to more efficient solar cells, longer-lasting batteries, more durable materials for airplanes and much more. Earlier today, US … Read more

How to turn muscle into a protein factory for advanced gene therapy

AMHERST, Mass. – In a major new development in the quest to develop better gene therapies with which to treat a host of diseases, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and UMass Chan Medical School recently announced that they have mapped the expression and maturation of the protein alpha- 1 antitrypsin (AAT) with unprecedented … Read more

Black patients found six times more likely to have advanced vision loss after glaucoma diagnosis than white patients

Black patients have a dramatically higher risk of advanced vision loss after a new diagnosis of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) when compared to white patients, according to a new study from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). Black patients have a dramatically higher risk of advanced vision loss after a … Read more

Improving serious illness communication for patients with advanced cancer

LEBANON, NH – Patients with advanced cancer want and need to partner with their care team to make treatment decisions that reflect their own values ​​and align with what matters most. “Serious illness conversations” include two equally important parts: clinicians sharing information on prognosis and treatment options, and patients and their loved ones sharing their … Read more

Automation and advanced materials are the “dream team” – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Automated systems combined with new materials will combine as a “dream team” to start a revolution in advanced manufacturing, says a pioneer graphene. Automated systems combined with new materials will combine as a “dream team” to start a revolution in advanced manufacturing, says a pioneer graphene. Automation and robotic systems are on the brink of … Read more

Liquid biopsy detects DNA markers in advanced breast cancer within five hours – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A novel, automated liquid biopsy test in development by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center can accurately detect the presence of DNA cancer in the blood of patients with metastatic breast cancer within five hours. The test, currently a prototype for research use only, could potentially be used to quickly help oncologists determine … Read more