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#ALT# The Role of Microphysiological Systems for Oncology and Stem Cell Research

In this interview, Dr. Nancy Allbritton from The Allbritton Lab talks to News-Medical and Life Sciences about the revolutionary technology and techniques for the application of new technologies for oncology and stem cell research.

Dr. Nancy Allbritton provides insight into the organ-on-a-chip and the ability it has to monitor and control the environment at the cellular and tissue level is one of the most promising applications for microengineered systems.

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   A genetic toolkit to produce multifunctional magnetic nanoparticlesA genetic toolkit to produce multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles
 
Magnetic bacteria might soon be used for the production of novel biomaterials. A team of microbiologists at the University of Bayreuth led by Prof. Dr. Dirk Schüler developed a modular system for the genetic reprogramming of bacteria, thereby turning the organisms into cell factories for multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles that combine various useful functions and properties.
 
   Nanotechnology-based treatment can help alleviate fertility problems linked to endometriosisNanotechnology-based treatment can help alleviate fertility problems linked to endometriosis
 
Scientists have developed a precise, nanotechnology-based treatment to alleviate the pain and fertility problems associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age.
 
 Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet
 
Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal dietCeliac disease affects 0.3-2.4% of people in most countries world-wide, and approx. 2% in Finland. Celiac patients suffer from a variety of symptoms, typically intestinal complaints, such as diarrhea, but are often symptom-free.
 
 
 Graphene-based nanomedicine enables targeted cancer treatment at molecular level
 
Graphene-based nanomedicine enables targeted cancer treatment at molecular level"Three" kinds of regalia such as crown, orb, and sward are often necessary to be a high king for conquering the world. For fighting off cancerous diseases, what do we need? This "triple" chemical modified nanomaterial might be save the patient.
 
 
 Curcumin can be delivered effectively into cells via tiny nanoparticles
 
Curcumin can be delivered effectively into cells via tiny nanoparticlesFor years, curry lovers have sworn by the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric, but its active compound, curcumin, has long frustrated scientists hoping to validate these claims with clinical studies.
 
 
 Novel manganese-zinc ferrite nanoparticles can potentially be used in cancer treatment
 
Novel manganese-zinc ferrite nanoparticles can potentially be used in cancer treatmentA group of Russian scientists have synthesized manganese-zinc ferrite nanoparticles that can potentially be used in cancer treatment. Due to their unique magnetic properties, the particles can serve as deactivators of affected cells while having almost no negative impact on healthy tissues.