mechanobiology

Cell mechanical properties as a new biomarker for cancer

Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, or almost one in six. The most common causes of cancer death in 2022 were lung (1.80 million deaths), colon and rectum (916.000 deaths), liver (830.000 deaths), stomach (769.000 deaths), and breast (685.000 deaths).  Cancer arises from the […]

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Mechanobiology of fibrotic-related diseases

Fibrotic diseases and tumor-associated fibrosis constitute a worldwide health problem that, together, are responsible for enormous morbidity and mortality. Approximately 1 in 8 people worldwide suffer from fibrotic-related diseases. Fibrotic diseases encompass a broad spectrum of clinical disorders, including systemic sclerosis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, macular degeneration, chronic kidney disease, liver cirrhosis, and cardiac fibrosis. Similar

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Optics11 Life raises €5 million in funding for superior life science instruments 

Funding will support expanded offerings for drug development, and regenerative medicine as fibre-optic instrument-maker broadens their presence in the life science market  The new investment will also bolster the leadership team and support U.S. expansion  AMSTERDAM, September 29, 2022 – Optics11 Life, the fibre optics life science instrumentation company, announced today €5 million in new

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