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CNM scientists use plasmonics in developing a new platform to target drugs to cancer

June 9th, 2014

Scientists at the Center for Nanomedicine, in collaboration with researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and UCSB, have designed a nanoparticle that has unique…

The Djernaes Telos Foundation has provided a generous donation to the Center for Nanomedicine

January 14th, 2014

The Center for Nanomedicine has received a generous donation from the Djernaes Telos Foundation of Santa Barbara. This gift recognizes Christina A. Djernaes who passed away…

The CNM has received a generous donation from the Wille Family Foundation

January 13th, 2014

For the second consecutive year, the Wille Family Foundation has provided a generous donation to the Center for Nanomedicine. “We are very appreciative that the…

CNM Co-Founder Discovers a Method to Increase Survival in Sepsis

November 26th, 2013

Sepsis, the body’s response to severe infections, kills more people than breast cancer, prostate cancer and HIV/AIDS combined. On average, 30 percent of those diagnosed…

The Ruoslahti Laboratory develops a de novo approach to the design of tumor-penetrating peptides

January 30th, 2013

Erkki Ruoslahti, M.D., Ph.D., co-founder of the CNM, and his laboratory have published a groundbreaking study in which they have designed a novel peptide capable…

The Wille Family Foundation has provided a generous donation to the UCSB Center for Nanomedicine (CNM).

January 28th, 2013

The Wille Family Foundation has provided a generous donation to the UCSB Center for Nanomedicine (CNM). Their donation will greatly facilitate the ability to move…

UCSB AND CNM Researchers Identify Metabolic Onset of Type 2 Diabetes

January 4th, 2013

While legions of medical researchers have been looking to understand the genetic basis of disease and how mutations may affect human health, a group of…