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Wireless nanomedicine for brain tumors

Delivering light therapy using a remotely controlled bioelectronic device implanted above the brain might complement current glioblastoma therapies, reducing cancer recurrence and improving survival.

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Fig. 1: Wireless photothermal therapy of brain tumors.

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J.S.H. is a scientific advisor to Incando Therapeutics, a biotherapeutics company developing phototherapy treatments for hard-to-treat cancers and other diseases.

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Ho, J.S., Zhang, Y. Wireless nanomedicine for brain tumors. Nat. Nanotechnol. 17, 907–908 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-022-01188-z

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