Human Systems

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Supramolecular Assembly for Non-Viral Gene Delivery

 

Gene therapy is an approach for human disease treatment. This is done by inserting nucleic acids into cells to produce proteins, fix or replace damaged genes, and...

A DNA-Based Diagnostic Test for the Identification of Individuals having the Mutation causing the Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED) Genetic Defect in Sheep

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new inhibitor of the androgen receptor (AR), CPIC, that would be effective in the treatment of...

Quantitative Pneumatic Otoscopy

University of Illinois researchers have developed a device for accurately measuring the rigidity of the ear drum, which is crucial in diagnosing Otis Media and Otis Media...

New 3D Gels for Cell Culture and Therapy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a new porus 3D gel. This gel can be prepared with a variety of natural or synthetic polymers and can also...

Compounds for the Treatment of Fluoquinolone resistant infections

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have synthesized a variety of compounds with strong activity toward fluoroquinolone resistant bacteria. These compounds...

A2Biosensor: Point-of-Care Ascorbic Acid Sensing for Anterior Penetrating Ocular Globe Injuries

 

Researchers have developed a point-of care device that can detect a penetrating ocular globe injury. Unlike current detection methods that require optical...

Ionic Helical Polypeptides - Non-Viral Gene Delivery with Improved Transfection Efficiency

 

Tremendous potential exists for helical polypeptides that are water soluble (ionic) and remain stable at physiological conditions,...

Antimicrobial Polypeptides (AMPs)

 

Potent cationic, helical homo-polypeptide antimicrobials with radial amphiphilicity demonstrate stable α-helical confirmation, a hydrophobic helical core, a...

Breakthrough in Cancer Therapy Results in Accumulation of Drugs in Cancer Cells

Dr. Cheng from the University of IL has developed a cancer drug delivery strategy which could result in delivery and activation of the chemotherapeutic agent specifically...

A Machine Learning Approach to Elasticity Imaging

Prof. Insana from the University of IL has developed an information based technique to determine the mechanical properties of soft biological media. 
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