Oncology & Cancer

First 3D-bioprinting of entire active tumor

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have printed an entire active and viable glioblastoma tumor using a 3D printer. The 3D-bioprinted tumor includes a complex system of blood vessel-like tubes through which blood cells and ...

Medications

Cytotoxic drugs can increase cancer cell resistance

Cancer cells sometimes develop resistance to the cytotoxic drugs used in chemotherapy. Figuring out why the treatment isn't working and why it may even defeat its own purpose is therefore important to understand.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Multiple immune reactions when transplanting cartilage into monkeys

Immune rejection is one of the biggest obstacles to cell therapy. To solve this problem, researchers have been investigating iPS cells that have been gene edited so that they can evade the immune system. While this concept ...

Immunology

Connective tissue protein fights bacterial infection

A connective tissue protein known to support the framework of organs also encourages immune responses that fight bacterial infections, while restraining responses that can be deadly in the condition called sepsis, a new study ...

Medical research

Two new technologies that could change cancer treatment

By studying the biomechanics of cancer in the breast and bladder, the Mechano-Control and Edit projects are developing new ways of cancer identification and treatment that could open up new avenues in cancer research

Biomedical technology

Bio-inspired scaffolds help promote muscle growth

Rice University bioengineers are fabricating and testing tunable electrospun scaffolds completely derived from decellularized skeletal muscle to promote the regeneration of injured skeletal muscle.

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