In an entirely new approach to treating asthma and allergies, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell to convince the immune system not to attack it.
“Trojan horse” Nanoparticle can halt asthma, allergies
$5M for international neurotechnology “dream team”
A “dream team” of experts in sensors, electronics, data analysis and neuroscience has been awarded a $5 million grant to help unravel the mysteries of the brain and cross-train a group of internationally-connected neuroscientists and engineers.
Cancer “decoy” shows potential for breast cancer treatment
A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer “super-attractor” could eventually give doctors an early warning of relapse in breast cancer patients and even slow the disease’s spread to other organs in the body.
University of Michigan Biointerfaces Institute director Joerg Lahann knew from a young age that he wanted to be a chemist.
High-tech robotics center coming to U-Michigan
The U-M Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering’s new robotics building project on April 16. The three-story, 100,000-square-foot facility is slated for Hayward Street just east of the Space Research Building on North Campus.