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Exosomal microRNAs in colorectal cancer
Cancer cells have been shown to release a variety of extracellular membrane vesicles including microvesicles known as exosomes. Exosomes have recently been found to contain microRNAs (miRNAs) however the full range within ...
Optimising the maturation rate of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD)
A well-functioning Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF) has been shown to be the best modality for access in patients with end-stage kidney disease going for dialysis. Maturation of AVF is complex and depends on various biomechanical ...
Exosome-encapsulated microRNAs as circulating biomarkers for breast cancer
Breast cancer is a heterogeneous group of diseases survival from which depends on stage at diagnosis. The development of blood-based biomarkers which may facilitate earlier detection and possibly subtype delineation remains ...
Novel mechanisms for neoadjuvant chemotherapeutic response monitoring in breast cancer
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed female malignancy worldwide, causing the majority of cancer-related deaths amongst women. While the management of this disease has transformed dramatically in recent years, ...
The design, manufacture and testing of a composite polysialic acid mimetic peptide loaded collagen nerve graft for use in peripheral nerve repair
(NUI Galway, 2016-02-15)
Peripheral nerve injuries can be debilitating for patients. The current gold-standard technique for peripheral nerve repair is autograft. This procedure involves harvesting a non-critical nerve from a donor site from the ...