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29/03/2017

Cartoon on Graphene Applications – Biomedical Technologies launches on YouTube

Graphene for use in biomedical applications is being studied extensively and tests are showing promising results. In this video we explain how graphene can be used to improve people’s lives.

 

22/02/2016

Mobile World Congress 2016 showcase for our graphene-based neural interfaces

This exciting technology, developed in the Nanomedicine Lab as part of the Graphene Flagship project, was presented at the Mobile World Congress 2016. The graphene-based implants interacting with the brain could have mapping, sensing and therapeutic capabilities and can pave the way for the design of novel brain-machine interfaces. Watch the video

02/11/2015

These heat-activated ‘grenades’ deliver drugs directly into cancer cells

Researchers have come up with a new way to deliver cancer-fighting drugs: So-called heat-sensitive “grenades” that serve as couriers, delivering molecules directly into tumor cells and sparing healthy tissue from the potential ill-effects of the potent medications. Read more

20/01/14

Our Journal of Visualised Experiments (JoVE) article attracts attention in the blogosphere

Our latest article “In vivo Reprogramming of Adult Somatic Cells to Pluripotency by Overexpression of Yamanaka Factors” published in the Journal of Visualised Experiments (JoVE) has been featured in several blogs, news websites and social media including the following:

 

livescienceEurekAlert!| Newswise | Phys.org | Sciences Newsline RedOrbit  | ABC SaludAZonanoNigerian GuardianScience DailySpace Daily | Bio-Medicine51agtc | Catalyst ScienceNews | Earth 2 Hub

17/09/2013

Futurium interview

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Prof. Kostarelos was recently interviewed on the Future of  Nanomedicine as part of the Talking Futures series of interviews with thought leaders of various backgrounds on the Life in 2050. The interviews are part of the Futurium project, the online platform used by the Digital Futures project to facilitate a broad reflection on future European policies.

01/03/2013

ChemieXtra on our Angewandte Chemie article

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ChemieXtra, a Swiss Chemical Industry Newsletter highlighted our Angewandte Chemie article  “Asbestos-like Pathogenicity of Long Carbon Nanotubes Alleviated by Chemical Functionalization”.

30/01/2013

Our Angewandte Chemie article in the blogosphere

The press releases by UCL, CNRS and  Angewandte Chemie Journal on our latest article  “Asbestos-like Pathogenicity of Long Carbon Nanotubes Alleviated by Chemical Functionalization” published in Angewandte Chemie issue 52, 2013, were featured in more than 100 blogs, news websites, and social media including the following:

 

Science Daily | R&D Magazine | PhysOrg | Eurekalert | E-Science News AZONano Nanotechnology Now ChemistryViewsMy Science | Bio Medicine | Science Business |  SwednanotechNanowerkLaboratory New | Innovations ReportNanowiki

 

Also, in the following blogs and social media readers published their own story and comments inspired by our article.

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02/06/11

GoStudy.ca on our Guardian Supplement article

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GoStudy.ca, a Canadian resource for students, highlighted our article “Nanorobots in Medicine” which was featured in the Guardian Supplement in Nanotechnology 2009.

21/07/2010

NanoBioTechnology blog on our Nature Materials work

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A blog called “NanoBioTechnology” posts an article refering to our work published in Nature Materials with title: “Filled and glycosylated carbon nanotubes for in vivoradioemitter localization and imaging”.

17/07/2010

Nanotechwire.com on our Nature Materials work

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The Nanotechwire.com, a nanotechnology news portal refers to our article in Nature Materials with title: “Filled and glycosylated carbon nanotubes for in vivoradioemitter localization and imaging”.

26/05/2010

Physorg.com on our Nature Materials work

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With their article “Nanocapsule delivers radiotherapy” Physorg.com refers to our work published in Nature Materials with title: “Filled and glycosylated carbon nanotubes for in vivoradioemitter localization and imaging”.

25/05/2010

Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine and the Rational Design of New-Age Delivery Systems

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The article Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine and the Rational Design of New-Age Delivery Systems by Professor Kostas Kostarelos outlines some of the exciting applications of nanotechnology in medicine showing how far the research has progressed and demonstrating the potential

21/05/2010

NILT Nano Newsletter refers to our Nature Materials article

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NIL Technology ApS (NILT) a Danish company specialized in nanopatterning and nanoimprint lithography, refers to their weekly newsletter to our Nature Materials article with title: “Filled and glycosylated carbon nanotubes for in vivoradioemitter localization and imaging”.

28/01/2009

Press-release on SONODRUGS by Philips

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PHILIPS website releases a press on SONODRUGS project. The press-release included,  apart from information, an explanatory video and a gallery with high resolution images to download.

09/10/2008

Article by members of the Nanomedicine Lab features in Vascular Biology Publications Alert

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The article ‘Artificial envelopment of nonenveloped viruses: enhancing adenovirus tumor targeting in vivo’ which is featured in the Vascular Biology Publications Alert is written by current and former members of the Nanomedicine Laboratory.

20/02/2007

Nanoforum on capability of carbon nanotubes to enter cells

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Nanoforum has reported on advances in understanding how carbon nanotubes enter cells in the Nanomedicine Lab. Nanoforum is a European Economic Interest Grouping founded by the European Commision and their website functions as a network for nanoresearchers in Europe.

 

20/02/2007

The internet portal Nanowerk on carbon nanotube research in the Lab

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The nanotechnology portal ’Nanowerk’ reproduces the news article published by the US National Cancer Institute on the Nanomedicine Lab work published in Nature Nanotechnology, about carbon nanotubes penetrating wide variety of cell membranes.

25/01/2007

Spanish blog on the Nanomedicine Lab

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A Spanish nanotechnology blog comments on research carried out in the Nanomedicine Lab. The blog refers to the Nanomedicine Lab publications to PNAS.

20/03/2006

Nanomedicine Lab research on Portuguese website

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The Portuguese Chemistry of Solid State and Materials Laboratory features the Nanomedicine Lab on their website. The image used is carbon nanotubes prepared by Professor Kostarelos and coloured by Ms Annie Cavanaugh.

28/02/2006

Nanotechnology and Development News

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Nanotechnology and Development News reports on research into carbon nanotubes performed in the Nanomedicine Lab. Safety aspects and the potential to use the nanotubes as drug carriers are highlighted.

20/02/2006

The Institute of Nanotechnology (UK) on Nanomedicine Lab results published in PNAS

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The functionalisation of carbon nanotubes has shown to improve the safety significantly as this article also describes. It refers to our results published in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA’ February 2006.

15/02/2006

Safety studies highlighted by Finnish Innovation Agency

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The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation ‘Tekes’ has commented on the safety of carbon nanotubes in drug delivery referring to the study published in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ performed in the Nanomedicine Laboratory.

20/12/2005

How positively charged peptides help nanotubes enter cells

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The article ‘How nanotubes enter cells’ compares our research where carbon nanotubes with positively charges peptides attached manages to get into the cell nucleus to other research into how the nanotubes interact with cells.

11/10/2004

Medical News (USA) on watersoluble nanotubes delivering DNA

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With an article titled ” Carbon nanotubes offer a new approach to gene therapy” Medical News portal refers to the Nanomedicine Lab as part of a team of researchers that have succeeded in transporting DNA into cells by using modified carbon nanotubes.