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Nanotech-based therapies that will revolutionize the medical field in 2024

2024 is here full of new resolutions and challenges. And so, in an ever-evolving field such as medicine, it's inevitable to wonder what exciting advances the new year will bring. Nature medicine has asked leading researchers to discover what clinical trials may impact medicine in [...]

2024-01-26T09:47:24+00:00January 26, 2024|Scientific news|

Autoimmune Diseases: One More Target for Nanotechnology

The versatility of nanotechnology to fight different diseases in diverse therapeutic areas is unprecedented.  Combining nanoparticles and mRNA to treat autoimmune diseases could be the latest blockbuster, adding the development of COVID-19 vaccines and the new announcement of promising results for a personalized mRNA vaccine [...]

2024-01-15T09:32:26+00:00January 15, 2024|Scientific news|

Revolutionizing Healthcare through the Power of Nanotechnology

Is it possible for a drug to go through a clinical trial more than once? Potent drugs with high therapeutic efficacy, such as the anticancer drug doxorubicin, generate adverse effects that reduce their application in clinical practice, limiting healthcare professionals' and patients' choices. Nanotechnology holds [...]

2023-12-20T09:51:36+00:00December 20, 2023|Scientific news|

Biotechnology Landmark: the First CRISPR Medicine approved in the UK and USA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has joined the UK medicines regulator and has approved the first CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing therapy to treat sickle-cell disease [1]. UK expands approval to β-thalassemia. The approval of Casgevy, the therapy developed by Vertex and CRISPR Therapeutics, is the first [...]

2023-12-14T09:03:07+00:00December 14, 2023|Scientific news|

The Revolution of our Daily Lives is at the Nanoscale

Nanotechnology, the science of manipulating matter at the nanoscale level, has made leaps and bounds in recent years, revolutionizing industries and profoundly impacting our daily lives.  The nanoscale is the start of everything; life was born at this atomic level. Biomolecules and their interactions, the [...]

2023-11-22T13:14:07+00:00November 22, 2023|Scientific news|

miRNA-based Therapy delays Cancer Progression

The ability of microRNAs (miRNAs) to regulate gene expression in diverse biological processes provides new and potentially powerful candidates for therapeutic intervention. But, to date, no miRNAs have been approved for clinical treatment. What’s blocking the road from bench to bedside? Their transition into the [...]

2023-11-05T11:19:26+00:00November 5, 2023|Scientific news|

Organ-targeted Delivery, Simple Solutions for Complex Challenges

Applications of lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) are limited by their accumulation in the liver. The absence of a targeted delivery plan of action usually leads to the hepatic tissue. How can we deliver LNPs loaded with therapeutic molecules to specific tissues and organs? Wang et al. [...]

2023-09-25T15:43:34+00:00September 25, 2023|Scientific news|

Unlocking Insights into Protein Corona and Tropism!

No doubt, nanotechnology can boost the therapeutic efficiency of drug delivery. Nanodrugs, the combination of nanotechnology as the lipid nanoemulsions developed by DIVERSA, and pharmaceuticals, are a current hotspot in the medical field. Yet, once introduced into the human body, new players emerge. In the [...]

2023-07-18T15:42:33+00:00July 10, 2023|Scientific news|
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