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Cancer research
A new microfluidic system could keep tabs on cancer treatment
Published Aug 2, 2022
A new system developed by Johns Hopkins researchers could monitor drug resistance in elusive cancer cells and open the door for more effective treatment options
Engineering better breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
Published Oct 4, 2019
Mechanical engineer SJ Claire Hur is working to develop a device that collects tumor cells from blood samples, enabling scientists to develop and test personalized treatment plans
Biomedical engineering
A cancerous needle in a haystack
Published Oct 15, 2018
Device developed at Hopkins enables scientists to detect the presence of genetic changes that allow cancer to grow
On the move
Cancer's propulsion system
Published May 1, 2014
Water-based 'engine' helps tumor cells move through tight spaces in the body, study shows