March 2013: 2

Arming fat cells to fight brain cancer
“Harvesting stem cells from human fat may be an effective way to treat brain cancer”
Science Friday — March 15, 2013

Blood test tracks cancer
“Monitoring tumour DNA shows promise for following progress of disease”
Heidi Ledford, Nature — 13 March 2013

Breaking down the Parkinson’s pathway
“New study is first to analyze how affected brain cells respond during different behavioral tasks.”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — March 12, 2013

Cell therapy shows promise for acute type of leukemia
Denise Grady, New York Times — March 21, 2013

Could a bitter compound give clues about asthma?
Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe — March 11, 2013

Devices aim to deliver on stem-cell therapies
“Bendable needle increases reach of a single injection to the brain”
Monya Baker, Nature magazine — March 6, 2013

New Study Validates Longevity Pathway
“Findings identify universal mechanism for activating anti-aging pathway”
David Cameron, Harvard Medical News — March 7, 2013

siRNA micro- and nano-scale technology

Practicing medicine at the nanoscale
“New approaches to drug delivery offer hope for new, more targeted treatments.”
siRNA micro- and nano-scale technology, including nucleic-acid origami
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — March 11, 2013


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