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From The Future: Using Magnetic Fields To Steer Cancer Drugs

on Tuesday, Nov. 26th

Sometimes the high-tech medical news reads straight-up like science fiction.

North­eastern researchers are developing sim­u­la­tion soft­ware called Mag­nasim to more accurately steer simulated drug-filled mag­netic nanopar­ti­cles to tumor masses where they can safely dis­charge their con­tents.

The report at KurweilAI also includes this gem:

“There are only a few groups worldwide that are working on targeted drug delivery using magnetic fields,” (Dinos) Mavroidis explained to KurzweilAI. “We are collaborating with most of them. So far there is no commercial product on the market for targeted drug delivery using magnetic fields or for the simulation software. We expect the Mag­nasim software to be on the market in 1–2 years.”

This is the kind of medical news everyone should be excited about this week, not that a bunch of Silicon Valley “disruptors” got spanked by the FDA.

Artist impression credit: Northeastern Magnasim team

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