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China Researchers Use Bioluminescence to Map Eye Cancer

publication date: Oct 14, 2009
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China researchers have shown that bioluminescence imaging (BLI) can be used to monitor tumors in the eye externally, without requiring an invasive biopsy. The new tools allow researchers to study the biology of retinoblastoma (RB) and offer the possibility of developing new therapies for RB. The investigation was carried out by a team of researchers at the First People’s Hospital in Shanghai, China, led by Qian Huang, MD, PhD, and reported in the peer-reviewed journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. More details...

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