Nanotechnology, Scaffolds, Tissue Engineering and Organ Transplantation

On July 7, 2011, University College London made an announcement of an breakthrough which is an historic landmark in the field of nanotechnology in tissue engineering: surgeons in Sweden have successfully implanted, for the first time ever, a totally synthetic, tissue-engineered organ (a trachea) into a patient suffering from a terminal-stage tracheal cancer. A team leaded by Professor Alexander Seifalian (UCL …

Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, by Remote Control

Professor Paras N. Prasad, Ph.D. (executive director of University of Buffalo‘s Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics and SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry in the UB College of Arts and Sciences) was a co-author with colleagues from the University of Buffalo‘s Photodynamic Therapy Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute on a paper published in Molecular Pharmaceutics on April 19, 2006: …

IBM and Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery

The researchers Fredrik Nederberg, Kazuki Fukushima and James L. Hedrick from IBM Research at IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA and the researchers Ying Zhang, Jeremy P. K. Tan, Chuan Yang, Shujun Gao and Yi-Yan Yang from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, in Singapore made an important discovery in nanomedicine. Their discovery, published online in Nature on 3 …