New nanoparticles shrink tumors in mice
August 16, 2012Particles that shut off cancer genes could also allow researchers to screen potential drug targets more rapidly.
New study finds link between cell division and growth rate
August 6, 2012Findings answer puzzling question of how cells know when to progress through the cell cycle.
Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 4, 2012Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.
New coating for hip implants could prevent premature failure
April 19, 2012Nanoscale films developed at MIT promote bone growth, creating a stronger seal between implants and patients’ own bone.
13 faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 17, 2012
Koch Institute, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center announce launch of 'Bridge Project' to attack most-lethal forms of cancer
March 6, 2012Institutions, research teams, non-profit organizations join forces in novel approaches targeting pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma.
Four from MIT selected as 2011 ACS fellows
August 8, 2011
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.
Rotch Library featuring paintings by Koch Institute architect Harry Ellenzweig
March 10, 2011