PhD Candidate Lijuan Zhang's research highlighted on Brown website

posted Mar 23, 2012, 12:30 PM by Dave Stout
Titled "Bed-of-nails’ breast implant deters cancer cells" Brown's website highlights Lijuan's research that created an implant that appears to deter breast cancer cell regrowth. Made from a common federally approved polymer, the implant is the first to be modified at the nanoscale in a way that causes a reduction in the blood-vessel architecture that breast cancer tumors depend upon, while also attracting healthy breast cells. Results are published in Nanotechnology.

Read the full article here.