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Bioprinting a 3D Liver-Like Device to Detoxify the Blood

May 09, 2014

Nanoengineers at the UC San Diego have developed a 3D-printed device inspired by the liver to remove dangerous toxins from the blood.

Almutairi Lab Publishes on Breakthrough Polymeric Material for Drug Delivery

October 04, 2011

Dr. Adah Almutairi's group recently created a polymer that can break down into small molecules in response to low power near infrared light.

Widely Used Iron Nanoparticles Exhibit Toxic Effects on Cells

May 28, 2007

Researchers at UC San Diego have discovered that iron-containing nanoparticles being tested in the treatment of several human diseases can be toxic.