NIH's $1M grant to help scientists combine MRI, nanotech

11/11/2009 | Healthcare IT News

The Texas Heart Institute and Houston-based Rice University have received a $1 million grant from the NIH to improve MRI's sensitivity fortyfold by using gadonanotubes, or carbon nanotubes containing ultrasensitive contrast agents. The researchers will combine the two technologies to better track stem cells in the body.

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