How to measure the effect of nanoparticles on the heart

Using a Langendorff heart, which is an isolated heart from an animal, flushed with a nutrient solution instead of blood, researchers were able to show that certain nanoparticles caused an increased heart rate, cardiac arrhythmia and modified ECG.

August 3, 2011

Nanoparticles using layer-by-layer technology provide targeted cancer drug delivery

Nanotechnology can use methods from other scientific disciplines including layer-by-layer (LbL) polymer chemistry.

May 6, 2011

How nanotechnology may revolutionize the detection of traumatic brain injury using a sensor that changes color

At Health Journalism 2011 Dr Cullen presented his research on blast-induced traumatic brain injury (bTBI) and the development of a nanomaterial containing photonic crystals that change color upon exposure to blast pressure.

April 26, 2011

Biodegradable nanoparticles may be a new treatment to combat MRSA infections

Biodegradable nanoparticles could be used to treat infectious diseases such as methillicin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

April 13, 2011

“Diamonds are Forever” – using nanodiamonds for drug delivery may improve the efficacy of cancer chemotherapy

Nanotechnology is set to have a major impact on drug development and new products for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

March 18, 2011
cancer nanotechnology brochure

Innovation in Nanotechnology will lead to improved drug delivery, diagnostics & imaging

Innovation in drug delivery presents opportunities for biotechnology companies, and is an area I expect we will see major leaps forward through nanotechnology.

March 17, 2011