Doctors get a better look at your insides when you drink
'Nanojuice' combined with laser light. This can help in identifying
and treating gastrointestinal ailments such as irrritable bowel
syndrome, celiac's disease, and Crohn's disease.
SUNY Distinguished Professor Paras Prasad made sure his
groundbreaking research went to work. A world leader in
nanomedicine, he licensed his technologies to UB spinoff
Nanobiotix, now a publicly traded company based in France. The
results earned him UB's first Innovation Impact Award.
A revolutionary idea for delivering cancer drugs earned three
graduate students first place in the Henry A. Panasci Jr.
Technology Entrepreneurship Competition. Coming from biomedical
engineering, medicine, business and law, they developed "smart"
nanoballoons for carrying treatments to solid tumors.
UB faculty members Glenna Bett and Randall Rasmusson are among
the latest wave of entrepreneurs flooding START-UP NY, making our
region the leader with at least 42 companies. Their company -
CytoCybernetics - is developing technology that would make
prescription drugs safer.