Nanoparticles amplify tumor signals, as covered in:
Bhatia lab contributions highlighted following launch of MIT's new '
Institute for Medical Engineering and Science'
Science and Science Translational Medicine have collaborated to publish a special feature on '
Biomaterials'. The package includes a Commentary article that combines short essays from invited Thought Leaders in the field - including Sangeeta Bhatia.
Check out our new
videos that depict "Nanoparticle Transport in Tumors" with public-friendly language and graphics!
Nature Materials, now 10 years old, selected our paper (
Park et. al., 2009) as one of their 20 " Landmark Articles."
How cancer cells break free from tumors, as covered in:
Most emailed article on nature.com
siRNA Nanoparticles Validate Cancer Targets, as covered in:
MIT spotlight: Nanoparticles show potential to shrink tumors
Chen/Bhatia lab collaboration: 3D-printed sugar network to help grown artificial liver
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Huffington Post UK highlights our 2012 Wellcome Image Award
Our progress in liver tissue engineering featured in context with a new unpublished advance
MIT’s 2012 IdeaStream Symposium allowed some of MIT’s brightest innovators to connect with a host of entrepreneurs and leaders in the business community. See GABE KWONG discuss what technological developments could be hitting the market someday on Greater Boston on WGBH.
More coverage of HEALs
‘Humanized mice with ectopic artificial liver tissues’ ( Chen et al., 2011) has been recently featured by Kamiya & Miyajima, (2012) Hepatology, Volume 55, Issue 3
Wood et al. have created a microfluidic device that can measure decreased flow velocity in blood samples from patients with sickle cell disease.
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Sangeeta Bhatia gives 2 seminars on Engineering Tissue Replacements and and Microscale Liver Tissue Engineering, through iBioSeminars:
Congratulations to Vyas Ramanan and Andrew Warren who had their essays selected for online publication in Science NextGEN Voices:
Stem cells could drive hepatitis research forward
Scientists establish HCV infection in liver-like cells derived from iPSCs (pdf) Featured in:
Changing the World
Eighteen Indian Scientists Who Are Changing the World: Forbes India, 2012
Taking advantage of a natural signalling system enables nanoparticles to deliver cancer drugs far more accurately
MIT Spotlight: Recreating human livers, in mice
NOVA Profile: Sangeeta Bhatia
Intrigued by the idea of artificial organs, a biomedical engineer uses computer-chip technology to craft tiny livers.
Inside the Lab
Learn more about the work the Bhatia lab is doing to use micro and nanotechnologies to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.
Artificial liver tissue predicts drug safety
Bhatia’s labo hs developed artificial human liver tissue that can be implanted in mice.
Recreating human livers, in mice
‘Humanized’ mice could help scientists study the side effects of new drugs before they reach clinical trials.
Mice with human livers deal with drugs the human way
'Humanized' mice could provide better assessment of drugs' toxicity for humans.
Nanoparticles communicate with each other inside the body to target tumors
Researchers from the LMRT and other labs have designed a new type of delivery system that dispenses cancer drugs.
Nanomedicine: Swarming towards the target
A system comprising 'signalling' and 'receiving' modules improves the targeting effect of a nanomedicine.
Nanoparticles hit tumours with one-two punch
Using scout particles to pave the way makes drug delivery more effective.
MIT Spotlight: Working in harmony
MIT-designed nanoparticles communicate with each other inside the body to target tumors more efficiently.
Koch Institute Research: Nanoparticles that Talk to One Other
Former Bhatia lab graduate student Geoff von Maltzahn discusses a new system that allows nanoparticles to communicate for more efficient cancer targeting.
Tissue models: A living system on a chip
Devices that combine cells and nanotechnology to reconstruct tissues and organs are now edging from cool concept to practical application.
Student inventor Alice Chen receives Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
$30,000 prizes awarded to inventive students nationwide; four leading universities celebrate 2011 winners
WBUR interview: Local Student Wins Prize For "Humanized" Mouse
Engineering a new way to study hepatitis C
Tissue engineers have successfully infected liver cells in the laboratory, allowing a better way to test new drugs.
Lab-grown Liver Cells Provide Model for Hepatitis C Infection
HHMI researchers and colleagues have developed a new method for growing human liver cells outside the body.
Hepatitis fight aided by liver cells advance
Scientists looking for a treatment for a dangerous liver virus have found new ways to study it in the laboratory.
Researchers develop 'nano cocktail' to target and kill tumors
Researchers at the LMRT have developed a "cocktail" of different nanometer-sized particles that locate, adhere to, and kill cancerous tumors.
Three MIT students are Rhodes Scholars
Steven Mo, 21, conducted more than 2,400 hours of research in Professor Sangeeta Bhatia’s laboratory, where he researched regenerative technologies.
Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Winner Presentation - Geoffrey von Maltzahn
Nature Materials News and Views
Nanoantennas heat up
Davos 2009 IdeasLab - Sangeeta Bhatia
"Nanoworm" interview with Geoff von Maltzahn
Her studies link engineering, biology
A Better Toxicity Test
Why small is beautiful in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (pdf)
Sangeeta Bhatia Looks at Life's Architecture
Sangeeta Bhatia of MIT Pioneers Key Biomedical Advances
Sangeeta Bhatia of MIT Pioneers Key Biomedical Advances
Team develops nanoparticles to battle cancer
'Micro' livers could aid drug screening
Remote-control nanoparticles deliver drugs directly into tumors
HST device draws cells close--but not too close--together
MIT nanoparticles may help detect, treat tumors
MIT method allows 3-D study of cell tissue organization