News - 22 Jul 2009
Scientists in India are reporting successful laboratory tests of a new and potentially safer alternative to silver-based gels applied to the skin of burn patients to treat infections. With names like...
Article - 11 Aug 2017
Biofilms consists of a collective group of microorganisms that attach to each other or to a surface such as bacteria and the extracellular matrix secreted by the organisms.
News - 15 Jul 2015
Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will be presenting preclinical data on its two lead anti-infective product candidates, MAT2203 and...
News - 3 Mar 2010
A nanoparticle growing in popularity as a bactericidal agent has been shown to be toxic to fish, according to a Purdue University study.
Tested on fathead minnows ¨l an organism often used to...
Article - 19 Dec 2003
NanoBio Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company founded in 2000 has formed a new company, NanoCure Corporation. This strategic action is being taken to support the product development of the...
News - 3 May 2009
Yale researchers describe a breakthrough in safe and effective administration of potential antiviral drugs - small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules that silence genes - the first step in development...
Article - 27 Aug 2018
Metallic nanoparticles are nanoparticles from a variety of different metals, the nanoscale size causes electron confinement in metal nanoparticles, which results in surface plasmon resonance....
News - 16 Aug 2010
Building on an enzyme found in nature, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a nanoscale coating for surgical equipment, hospital walls, and other surfaces which safely...
Article - 4 Apr 2017
The antibacterial properties of nanosilver have been successfully applied for a variety of health treatments including intravenous, urinary and tracheal catheters, endotracheal tubes, bone cements,...
Article - 6 Mar 2013
Chitosan is an interesting polymer that has been used extensively in the medical field. It is either partially or fully deacetylated chitin. It is a bioadhesive, biodegradable, biocompatible and...