Synthetic biomarkers identify early cancer

3245486Dr. Kwong’s paper describing how nanoparticles can be used as ‘synthetic biomarkers’ to noninvasively monitor liver fibrosis and detect early stage cancer has been published in Nature Biotechnology. Cheers to all my colleagues and collaborators – we formed a great team!

Mass-encoded synthetic biomarkers for multiplexed urinary monitoring of disease, Nat. Biotechnol.

Media Coverage:
MIT newsNew technology may enable early cancer diagnosis
Phys.orgNanoparticles amplify tumor signals, making them easier to detect in the urine
Cancer DiscoverySynthetic biomarkers identify early cancer
FierceHealthITNanotechnology enables creation of biomarkers for early cancer detection
AZoNanoNovel nanoparticles for easier biomarker detection

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