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Searching for New Treatments for Pediatric Cancer – Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Dr. Timothy Triche and his team at The Saban Research Institute at our hospital are working to find better and safer treatments for children with cancer. His team is developing nanotechnology in order to deliver targeted chemotherapy payloads directly to the cancer cells, leaving the healthy cells in tact. Duration : 0:4:0

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Respirocytes: An Artificial Red Blood Cell Replacement

Animation of a respirocyte (an artificial red blood cell) being injected into the bloodstream. We created the animation for the PBS / Devillier Donegan production “Beyond Human.” It has gone on to win the IMM Computational Nanotechnology Prize (Simulation), has appeared in lectures by AI pioneer Ray Kurzweil and nanotechnology pioneers Robert Freitas, David Forrest […]

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Electrohydrodynamically-driven blood plasma separation

Ionic or corona wind generated by applying a voltage to a sharp needle tip is used to shear the surface of a liquid housed in a tiny microfluidic chamber about 8 mm in diameter and 4 mm deep. These surface vortices induce a secondary spiral or tornado-like flow. Particles suspended in the fluid, in this […]