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Scientists Can Predict Nano Drug Outcome

February 4, 2009

Ananth Annapragada Scientists, including one from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, successfully predicted the outcome of a nano drug on breast tumors in a pre-clinical study. Their research could help determine which patients will respond best to cancer-fighting nano drugs. Full Story

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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