Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.
Delivering a potent cancer drug with nanoparticles can lessen side effects
January 11, 2011The new nanoparticle, which delivers the drug in a form activated when it reaches its target, also treats tumors more effectively than the unadorned drug in mice.
A new approach to bladder-disease treatment
December 27, 2010Implanted device can release slow, steady dose of medicine over extended period, removing the need for repeated procedures.
Slideshow: the Koch Institute transforms East Campus environs
November 23, 2010Completion of cancer-research building opens green space for community use and creates vibrant streetscape.
Surprising similarities between human and zebrafish tumors
October 7, 2010New finding that tumor cells in both species have too many chromosomes could help pinpoint genes that drive cancer development.
Thomas Jaaskela, former cancer-research technician at MIT, dies at 83Subscribe
September 7, 2010