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Sloan-Kettering Shines a Light on Nanotech Imaging

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Cornell University have taken the first steps toward moving a silica-based nanoparticle platform invented at Cornell into use in cancer imaging. Using optical imaging and PET, they showed that encapsulating a dye in a biocompatible nanoscale matrix enhanced imaging capabilities while maintaining efficient clearance through the urine.

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