Magnetic Nanoparticles to Simultaneously Diagnose, Monitor, Treat

November 9, 2009
Whether it’s magnetic nanoparticles (mNPs) giving an army of ‘therapeutically armed’ white blood cells direction to invade a deadly tumor’s territory, or the use of mNPs to target specific nerve channels and induce nerve-led behavior (such as the life-dependant thumping of our hearts), mNPs have come a long way in the past decade.