Long-lasting implanted biomaterials

Advances in implantable biomaterials that mimic the pre-metastatic niche and regulate the behaviour of tumour cells at the implant site have prospects for the detection of metastasis and for therapeutic interventions.

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Pep Pàmies

Chief Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Research

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over 4 years ago
The cover illustrates a subcutaneously-implanted scaffold for the study and modulation of a pre-metastatic niche.
Image by Katie Aguado.
Review Article: Engineering the pre-metastatic niche
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-017-0077