Beckman Institute researchers Ling-Jian Meng and Wawrzyniec Dobrucki are teaming up to create a novel imaging modality that could add even more nuclear and magnetic resonance imaging capabilities in the Biomedical Imaging Center and elsewhere.
U of I News Bureau – Janice Juraska, a member of Beckman’s NeuroTech group, reports on research involving estrogen and a synthetic progesterone that appears to contradict the findings from a well-known study on hormone therapy for older women.
U of I News Bureau – Joe Lyding and Gregory Girolami of the Nanoelectronics and Nanomaterials group led a team that created a technique for making ultrasharp microscopy probes that have applications in everything from nanotechnology to cellular biology. They reported the new technology in Nature Communications.
Ning Wang of the Bioimaging Science and Technology group has developed a new method for growing and isolating cancer cells. By growing cancer cells in a soft gel, “This may open the door for understanding and blocking metastatic colonization, the most devastating step in cancer progression,” Wang said.