Bioengineered stem cells could target tumors, study says

05/19/2009 | Yahoo!

U.S. scientists have bioengineered bone marrow-derived stem cells to enable them to directly deliver a cancer-killing protein called TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand to tumors. Studies on mice and cell cultures showed that the cells proved effective in targeting various types of cancer cells without causing harm to healthy tissues.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN