International Journal on Magnetic Particle Imaging IJMPI
Vol 9 No 1 Suppl 1 (2023): Int J Mag Part Imag

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Brownian superparamagnetic nanoparticles for cell viability assessment in Magnetic Particle Imaging

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Renesmee Kuo  (University of California, Berkeley), Chinmoy Saayujya , Kim Hwang Yeo , Quincy Huynh  , Irati Rodrigo , Prashant Chandrasekharan , Steven Conolly 


Molecular imaging tools can noninvasively track cells in vivo. However, no techniques today can rapidly monitor cell therapies to allow for nimble treatment optimization for each patient, the epitome of Personalized Medicine. Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) is a new tracer imaging technology that could soon provide MDs unequivocal therapy treatment feedback in just three days. MPI with Brownian superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles shows promise towards noninvasive sensing of cell viability via viscosity changes in apoptotic cells. This unique ability could greatly improve the efficacy of cell therapies by enabling rapid personalization of the treatment.

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