International Research Highlight

Running sensors on patient power

Sensors that generate electricity from the digestive tract may enable long-term monitoring of patient health.

Diemut Strebe, 2016

Therapeutics Research highlights

KAIMRC Innovations highlights the most exciting research taking place at the different research centers in KAIMRC. The research highlights are informative articles that cover breakthrough research and are accessible to the wider science community and a general audience interested in science. With regular weekly updates, this is the place to keep up with the best clinical and medical research happening at KAIMRC and around the world.

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How to tell bone marrow cells apart

September 28, 2017

Stem cells in the bone marrow express different molecular markers depending on whether they form bone or other tissue types.Abbr

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Nanocarriers to light up and treat disease

September 6, 2017

Cancer and other diseases could be diagnosed, treated and monitored by multi-tasking biodegradable nanoparticles.

International Research Highlight
Going with the flow in brain mapping

July 9, 2017

Recording changes in cerebral blood flow makes mapping active brain areas possible during visual stimulation.

KAIMRC Research Highlight
DNA circles help predict stem cell therapy outcomes

June 24, 2017

DNA ringlets carried by immune cells could provide routine insight into the progress of stem-cell-based immunotherapy.

International Research Highlight
Beta cell boost could replace insulin injections

February 28, 2017

A strategy for deriving beta cells from patients with type I diabetes could transform disease treatment.

KAIMRC Research Highlight
Smart nanoparticles for cancer drug delivery

January 10, 2017

Magneto-fluorescent nanoparticles successfully deliver anti-cancer drug to breast cancer cells.

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Balancing CT dose and image quality

December 25, 2016

New techniques to improve image quality in CT scans while reducing radiation dose may compromise quality at certain thresholds, potentially resulting in misdiagnosis.

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Light-responsive shape-changing molecules

December 13, 2016

Nanowires that undergo reversible shape-changes in response to light could act as artificial tails to steer drugs around the body.

International Research Highlight
Making room for regeneration

November 1, 2016

Drugs that prevent the accumulation of scar-forming molecules could facilitate nerve repair in multiple sclerosis and other disorders.

KAIMRC Research Highlight
Recipes for better drug delivery

August 14, 2016

Fine-tuned nanocarriers loaded with natural products may improve targeted drug delivery and enhance anti-cancer activity

International Research Highlight
A protective coat for nanoparticles

August 14, 2016

Nanoparticles coated in a ‘don’t-eat-me’ protein can evade the body’s immune system, improving chances of successful drug delivery.

International Research Highlight
Silkworms’ sweet success

August 14, 2016

Silkworms could point toward a new preventative therapy for type II diabetes.

International Research Highlight
Drug-carrying nanoparticles not reaching targets

August 11, 2016

 The targeted delivery of drug-carrying nanoparticles to solid tumours needs improvement before it can be effective in humans.

KAIMRC Research Highlight
Manipulating metals for medicine

August 11, 2016

A simple and robust synthetic method could help magnetic metal oxide nanoparticles reach their potential as a powerful clinical tool.

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