Winny Tan, Leyla Sabet and Chih-Ming Ho have developed an optical sensor that can measure proteins in saliva that are linked to oral cancer. The device is highly sensitive, allowing doctors and dentists to detect the disease early, when patient survival rates are high.
Biosensors and Bioelectronics article
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Drug Free Workplace Solutions
article: Salivary diagnostics powered by
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UCLA researchers have developed a feedback control scheme that can search for the most effective drug combinations to treat a variety of conditions, including cancers and infections. The discovery could play a significant role in facilitating new clinical drug-cocktail trials.
UCLA Engineering Newsroom
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DRUG Discovery and Development
Tza-Huei Wang and Chih-Ming Ho have developed a microfluidic device for channeling molecules into a narrow passage, where they can be detected one by one by fluorescent labeling.
Nature Nanozone news
UCLA and NASA have partnered to combine the highest advances in biology and engineering at the Institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration (CMISE), directed by Chih-Ming Ho.
UCLA Today: Feb. 25, 2003
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Professors Chih-Ming Ho and David Wong (UCLA Dental School) are working together to develop a silicon chip for detecting oral cancer.
Daily Bruin: Nov. 5, 2002
Researchers from various departments at UCLA received a NASA grant of 3 million per year for up to 10 years to start the new Institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration (CIMSE)
Daily Bruin: July 22, 2002
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