Tag: Collagen

Biomarker, Innovation

Cancer cells make unique form of collagen, protecting them from immune response

July 22, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Cancer cells produce small amounts of their own form of collagen, creating a unique extracellular matrix that affects the tumor microbiome and protects against immune responses, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers develop new, improved human-skin equivalent

October 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) have developed an improved human-skin equivalent that reproduces traction-force balance in the lateral direction, a property that controls the structure and physiological function of skin. This artificial skin will enhance […]

Innovation, Research

New encapsulation technology could improve drug delivery

October 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body. The new encapsulation technology, developed by engineers at the University of Waterloo, uses gravity and other natural […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists take major step in 3D bioprinting functional organs

August 2, 2019

Via: Medical News

Scientists have taken a major step closer to being able to 3D bioprint functional organs, after researchers devised a method of rebuilding components of the human heart, according to a study published in the August 2nd edition of Science. The […]

Innovation, Regulatory, Research

MTI awards $25,000 grant to MDI Biological Laboratory scientist for peripheral neuropathy research

September 13, 2017

Via: The Medical News

The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has awarded a $25,000 seed grant to Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., of the MDI Biological Laboratory to study peripheral neuropathy, a condition that causes pain, tingling and numbness in the hands and feet and affects an […]