(University of Delaware) A nanoparticle carrier system that could eliminate the need for bone marrow transplants, which are both expensive and difficult for patients to undergo. The University of Delaware’s Emily Day, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is developing a platform that could treat stem cells directly without the need to remove them from the body. Her work has been recognized with an award from the University City Science Center.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/uod-bsc011520.php