Bioactive Materials for Stem Cells and Cardiac Repair

A. Paul et al. describe the various types of bioengineered materials and matrices, which in combination with stem cells, have shown promise in supporting the revival of injured cardiac tissues.

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Molecular Nutrition & Food Research – July Issue Covers

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Polymer Therapeutics Poster Prizes

Highlights from the 11th International Symposium on Polymer Therapeutics

A new near-infrared responsive drug carrier for imaging-guided chemotherapy

A promising multifunctional nanocarrier for opto-acoustic imaging-guided chemotherapy or phtotothermal therapy is presented.

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Capturing Circulating Cancer Cells

Nanogels were developed as magnetic capturing devices for circulating tumor cells and applied in the magnetic separation of human cancer cells from a mixed cell suspension.

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Could Polymers Replace Tissue Damaged by Breast Cancer?

Researchers synthesized a copolymer scaffold from Polycaprolactone (PCL) and poly-D, L-lactic acid (PDLLA) for potential breast tissue engineering.

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Injectable ROS-responsive hydrogels for sustained drug delivery

Researchers designed and synthesized a novel ROS-responsive thermogelling hydrogel based on methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(L-methionine) diblock copolymers.

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Synthetic polymer meshes offer great potential to translate IPSCs

A patient-derived stem cell source offers great potential for individual-tailored cell therapies and regenerative medicine.

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Protein cages for drug delivery

Researchers linked a polymeric transfection reagent into a hollow protein nanocage for drug delivery.

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Combination of immunotherapy and nanotechnology for improved cancer treatment

Researchers have proposed a new idea to deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites by combining immunotherapy and nanoparticles.

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