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Teaming up to tackle melanoma recurrence with microfluidics

Graduate student Heather Fairbairn and Associate Professor Sunitha Nagrath are developing a microfluidic technology that could revolutionize melanoma care and treatment. |Short Read
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Mark Burns appointed to new research positions

He has been named the Executive Director of MCubed and Research Innovation.|Short Read

“Labyrinth” chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells

A breast cancer clinical trial relies on a hydrodynamic maze to capture cancer stem cells from patient blood.|Short Read

Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.|Medium Read

Reading cancer’s chemical clues

A nanoparticle-assisted optical imaging technique could one day read the chemical makeup of a tumor.|Medium Read
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A blood test can predict early lung cancer prognosis

Cancer cells traveling in groups through the bloodstream may signal the need for further treatment.|Medium Read
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New class of antibiotics: nanobiotics

U-M researchers Nicholas Kotov and J. Scott VanEpps are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics.|Short Read
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Johannes Schwank elected AIChE Fellow

He has served AIChE in various capacities during his career|Short Read
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Michael Solomon selected for interim appointments

Will serve as Interim Dean of Rackham Graduate School and Interim Vice Provost of Academic Affairs|Short Read

Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Citizens could become water quality watchdogs and monitor lead contamination at their own taps with new electronic sensors.|Medium Read
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New faculty award established in honor of Professor Scott Fogler

This award will be presented alongside the other prestigious awards at the College’s annual faculty honors program. |Short Read

Harnessing light to drive chemical reactions

The mechanism transferring light energy from capturer to catalyst is explained, paving the way to design better reactions that use less energy and produce less waste.|Medium Read