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Ask the Expert: How can Nanomedicines Fight Heart Disease?

News Source: Michigan State University, MSUTODAY, April 10, 2023

Researchers are designing tiny, versatile particles to help doctors better detect and treat the world’s leading cause of death.


New Technique can be Used to Directly Image Atherosclerotic Plaques

News Source: News Medical Life Sciences, August 9, 2021

Plaque can be directly imaged through the use of immune cell-selective nanomaterial technology.


Spotting and Hearing Heart Attacks Before they Strike

News Source: Medical XPress, August 9, 2021

Ultrasound emitted by nanoparticles is used to image regions where atherosclerotic plaque is present through photoacoustic imaging.


Advancing Trojan Horse Therapies

News Source: MSU College of Engineering/MSU Today, January 12, 2021

Through the use of nanoparticles, immune cells are stimulated in the body which remove dying cellular debris and reduce atherosclerotic plaque.


A First in Nanoparticle Techniques

News Source: MSU College of Engineering/MSU Today, April 29, 2020

Nanoparticles used in imaging allow for a deeper understanding of the mechanical properties of cells within living subjects.


Research in Nature Nanotechnology

News Source: MSU College of Engineering/MSU Today, January 27, 2020

Nanoparticles enable the stimulation of plaque removal within mice.


Improving Chemotherapy Delivery

News Source: MSU College of Engineering/MSU Today, September 25, 2019

A new method for ensuring appropriate chemotherapy dosage has been developed that allows for greater control and monitoring of drug delivery using novel imaging technology.


Advancing Cancer Research

News Source: MSU College of Engineering/MSU Today, October 29, 2018

Research into the physics and mathematics of nanoparticle and drug delivery shows the effects of delivery vehicle shape on trafficking to disease sites.


Audio/Video

Could Nanomedicine Be the Answer to Curing Heart Disease?

Radio Interview – Dr. Smith Breaks the Morning Monotony with Mike Austin on the WILS Morning Wake-up Show on Station 1320 WILS, Lansing, MI- April 18, 2023

Interview Length = 12 minutes, 30 seconds

‘It’s Something That Can Help Humanity,’ – MSU Researchers Test Nanoparticles for Heart Disease

News Segment on Detroit TV Station WDIV – April 20, 2023

Video Length = 2 minute, 15 seconds

MSU Researchers Developing Nanomedicine to Treat Heart Disease

News Segment on Lansing TV Station WILX – April 19, 2023

Video Length = 1 minute, 30 seconds

Breakthrough: Nanoparticles Eats Plaque Responsible for Heart Attacks

Cold Fusion Segment on YouTube – 2021

Video Length = 11 minutes, 45 seconds