Scientists have developed soft materials that assemble and disassemble on demand, opening the door for applications including robotics, drug delivery and tissue regeneration.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that tiny vesicles called exosomes released from non-metastatic melanoma cells trigger an immune response that prevents cancer from spreading throughout the body.
A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.
Early phase Northwestern Medicine research has demonstrated a potential new therapeutic strategy for treating glioblastoma.
The first drug using spherical nucleic acids to be systemically given to humans has been developed by Northwestern University scientists and approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an investigational new drug for an early-stage clinical trial in the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
Revolutionary nanomaterials developed at Northwestern could make it possible to repair tissues and organs spanning from bone and cartilage to muscle and brain tissues.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an enhanced approach to targeting a type of inflammatory cell involved in atherosclerosis.
A Northwestern University research team is developing a tool to rapidly test millions and perhaps even billions or more different nanoparticles at one time to zero in on the best particle for a specific use, including for medical applications.