Melding nanomedicine and magnetic imaging, researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, the UNM Cancer Center, Senior Scientific and Sandia National Labs have pioneered a detection strategy that has several potential advantages over conventional x-ray mammography.
A group of American and Russian scientists are repurposing a nanomaterial developed for Cold War-era weapons technology for use today in medical prosthetics and dental implants. Full article (PDF)
Magnetism has special properties that can be utilized to detect disease by combining nanotechnology and ultra-sensitive magnetic sensors. Senior Scientific LLC, Albuquerque, NM, has been developing instrumentation and methods for taking advantage of these properties in the detection — and treatment — of various forms of cancer. Edward Flynn, PhD, president of Senior Scientific has been leading a team of scientists dedicated to research in order to bring this new technology to market. Full article (PDF)