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LABION contributed to BioPhotonics 2015

LABION recently contributed to BioPhotonics2015, the international conference on biophotonics organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Renzo Vanna presented new approaches based on label-free Raman imaging for the study of nanocarriers and graphene at intracellular level without the use of antibodies of other markers. Oral Presentation entitled "Raman Imaging...
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Cream Formulation for Nanoparticles Topical Administration

A new article has been recently published by Labion on “PlosOne” about the development of nano-cream for the rapid targeting of bioactive agents in the skin barrier and comprises significant results derived from the successful and long-lasting collaboration between Fondazione Don Gnocchi and the University of Milano-Bicocca.   Read more


CERCHIAMO TESISTI: studenti iscritti a corsi di laurea in Biotecnologie, Biologia, CTF o Ingegneria biomedica che siano interessati alle nanotecnologie, alla biochimica, alla biologia molecolare, alla chimica analitica, ai metodi biofisici e a un approccio di ricerca multidisciplinare e applicato all'ambito clinico. - PROPOSTA DI TIROCINIO PER TESI SPERIMENTALE “ESTERNA” – Temi trattati:
  • microRNA, Nanotecnologie e Biofotonica per...
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Call for paper: Updates in Personalized Treatment

Labion participates to the preparation of a special issue of Biomed. Res. Int. on the impact of nanotechnology on personalized treatments. A clear shift is occurring in medicine. Molecularly targeted therapies opened the era of "personalized medicine” which, in its simplest definition, consists in administering the right drug to the right patient at the right moment....
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A new article, recently published by "Analyst" (RSC), emerged from the collaboration between LABION (Fond. Don Gnocchi), Dott. Fabio Ciceri (Ospedale San Raffaele IRCCS) and Prof. Cees Otto (Twente University, The Netherlands) and demonstrated the possibility to distinguish different leukemia cells by using label-free Raman spectroscopy. Analyst News Read more

LABION Researcher granted by Fondazione Umberto Veronesi

Dr. Alice Gualerzi has been granted by Fondazione Umberto Veronesi with a 12-month-long Post-doctoral Fellowship to work on a project entitled: INNOVATIVE NON-INVASIVE RAMAN APPROACH FOR EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF SKIN CANCER. Taking advantage of her background in morphology and previous research experience in the field of epithelial basic research, Dr. Gualerzi is going to work on...
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Vacant Thesis Project

We are looking for Biotechnology, Biology, CTF, Biomedical engineering STUDENTS interested in biology, spectroscopy, translational research and multidisciplinary approaches. Project duration 9-12 months; Start date: From FEBRUARY 2015.  - PROPOSTA DI TIROCINIO PER TESI SPERIMENTALE “ESTERNA” -  Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging (SPRi) e Nanotecnologie per la misura di microRNA circolante in siero di pazienti. Read more

LABION has a new instrument: SPRi

SPR chip

LABION is the first worldwide user of XelPleX (produced by HORIBA/Jobin Yvon), a new high-performance and full-automated instrument based on Surface Plasmon Resonance imaging (SPRi) and purchased thanks to a "conto capitale" grant co-funded by the Italian Ministry of Health and by Lombardy region.

 SPRi is based...
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