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Cholesterol-mimicking nanoparticles kill lymphoma cells
Northwestern scientists including SQI faculty member C. Shad Thaxton have developed a novel therapy to trick cancer cells into gobbling up what they think is their favorite food — cholesterol — which actually triggers their destruction. What appears to them as an HDL-loaded particle is really a synthetic nanoparticle that binds to the cancer cells and starves them to death. Read the full story.
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