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26/2/15

Our article on Graphene Safety used to guide the European Commission Science for Environment Policy

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The Science for Environment Policy is a free news and information service published by the Directorate-General Environment at the European Commission, provides quality environmental research for  evidence-based policy. Our article published in 2013, titled: ‘Safety considerations for graphene: lessons learnt from carbon nanotubes’ is featured as a guide to help inform   You can read the paper here.

11/2/15

Antibody-targeted, temperature-sensitive liposomes against cancer attracts Cancer Centre press release

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Zahraa’s article on ‘Monoclonal antibody-targeted, temperature-sensitive liposomes: In vivo tumor chemotherapeutics in combination with mild hyperthermia’ attracted the attention of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre that issued a press release to announce its findings. You can read the paper here.

 

Some of the links to the press release:

http://www.mcrc.manchester.ac.uk/News?newsId=224

http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/article/?id=13856

http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=39005.php

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/02/150211084029.htm

15/12/2014

‘Honey, I shrunk the doctor!’ is cover article on the science section of widest circulation Sunday newspaper in Greece

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The cover article for the Science section of the widest circulation Sunday newspaper in Greece To Vima is titled: ‘Honey I shrunk the doctor!’ based our an extensive interview with Prof.Kostarelos on the development of nanomedicine as a field and its inter-relationship with Hollywood and science fiction.

19/10/2014

Graphene for medicine article in the Spanish medical profession free newspaper Diario Medico

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The freely distributed newspaper for clinicians and other health professionals printed in Madrid features the Nanomedicine Lab extensively in their article titled: ‘Graphene: a very versatile material in the service of health’

20/09/2014

Graphene efforts of the Nanomedicine Lab in Kathimerini article

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Science & Technology section of wide-circulation daily newspaper Kathimerini features our efforts in the Nanomedicine Lab to use graphene material for the treatment of disease in an article titled: ‘High-precision attack against cancer’.

05/09/2014

Bloomberg visits Nanomedicine Lab and publishes article on Graphene’s Fantastic Voyage

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Bloomberg visited the University of Manchester and the Nanomedicine Lab for an article on the work carried out as part of the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship project. The article by Bloomberg News reporter Oliver Staley, titled ‘EU Bets a Billion on Fantastic Voyage Exploiting Graphene’ highlighted activities in the Nanomedicine Lab to determine the safety of graphene towards our ultimate goal of using graphene to build nanoscale delivery systems.

30/06/2014

Physics World article on ‘Nanotube-loaded cells target tumours’

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A recent article in Physics World on a recent study reporting use of carbon nanotubes to achieve cell targeting in tumour models included a commentary from the Nanomedicine Lab.

15/05/2014

Inside Science article on Plant-Derived Nanotubes for DNA Delivery

This Inside Science article includes commentary from the Nanomedicine Lab.

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07/04/14

Kathimerini ‘Kappa’ interview – one of the most popular Sunday newspaper magazines in Greece

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Interview with Prof. Kostarelos.
   
 
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02/04/2014

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Interview asks 3 Questions – watch the video!

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The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona published online on their Science Journal a video interview with Prof. Kostarelos on 3 questions: 1) What will graphene be used for in medicine; 2) What risks can this technology pose; 3) How can videogames help scientific communication?