Mike Heller

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Recently, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Hong Kong discovered a new peptide that immediately stopped bleeding at the surgical site. Nanohemostat solution stops blood flow in less than 10 seconds in the cutting site of brain, spinal cord, femoral artery, and liver. Although the actual mechanism of action is(More)
The Third Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Nanomedicine (AANM) was held at the University of California San Diego, in San Diego, California during September 7-8, 2007. The meeting was focused on successful translational nanomedicine: from bench to bedside. There were four keynote lectures and eight scientific symposiums in this meeting. The(More)
Obesity is a state of subclinical inflammation resulting in loss of function of insulin receptors and decreased insulin sensitivity. Inhibition of the inflammatory enzymes, matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), for 6 months in rodent models restores insulin receptor function and insulin sensitivity. This 12-week double-blind, randomized, placebo (PL)-controlled(More)
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