Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ulrich Wiesner, the Spencer T. Olin Professor of Engineering in materials science and engineering at Cornell University, in collaboration with Dr. Michelle Bradbury of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Weill Cornell Medicine, has proposed a novel approach to antibody-based imaging of cancer, using ultrasmall silica nanoparticles -- better known as 'Cornell dots' (or C dots) -- invented in his lab more than a dozen years ago.

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Antibody-based imaging of a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer is undergoing clinical trials worldwide, but the path from trial to application is being hampered by a major obstacle: ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Phys.org

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