Hot off the press: published paper on Nanoscale!

The paper entitled “Nanoclusters of crystallographically aligned nanoparticles for magnetic thermotherapy: aqueous ferrofluid, agarose phantoms and ex vivo melanoma tumour assessment” has recently been published on the Nanoscale Journal. We congratulate Anna Roig and our collaborator Marcela Fernández for being authors of this nice study!   Abstract: Magnetic hyperthermia is an oncological therapy where Continue reading Hot off the press: published paper on Nanoscale!

Good news! Miquel Torras has secured a Severo Ochoa Grant for his Master’s Research at ICMAB within the N&N Group!

Miquel Torras, Master Student, coursing “MSc. Applied Materials Chemistry” at Universitat de Barcelona, has secured one of the competitive Severo Ochoa Grants to conduct his research at the ICMAB-CSIC, within the N&N Group!  Miquel will work on magneto-plasmonic nanostructures, following the Continue reading Good news! Miquel Torras has secured a Severo Ochoa Grant for his Master’s Research at ICMAB within the N&N Group!

Miquel Torras is back with us to do his MSc Thesis in magnetic plasmonic nanotriangles

Miquel Torras, who was in the N&N Group during last semester to do his Degree’s Final Project, is back with us this year. He has started a MSc in Applied Materials Chemistry at Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and will do Continue reading Miquel Torras is back with us to do his MSc Thesis in magnetic plasmonic nanotriangles

Hot off the press: new article in small! Alignment under magnetic field of mixed iron oxide/silica colloidal mesoporous particles induced by shape anisotropy

A new paper entitled “Alignment under magnetic field of mixed Fe2O3/SiO2 colloidal mesoporous particles induced by shape anisotropy” (Jheng-Guang Li, Giulia Fornasieri, Anne Bleuzen, Martí Gich, Alexander Gloter, Frédéric Bouquet, Marianne Impéror-Clerc, DOI: 10.1002/smll.201602272) has been publised in small this last September Continue reading Hot off the press: new article in small! Alignment under magnetic field of mixed iron oxide/silica colloidal mesoporous particles induced by shape anisotropy

Farewell to Iván and Seminar of Esther Dalfo on biomedical applications of C. elegans

Today during the group meeting we said goodbye to Iván, who is leaving to continue his Ph.D. thesis in Colombia. Iván is a great chemist, who works with magnetic graphene for water decontamination. We wish him a lot of success Continue reading Farewell to Iván and Seminar of Esther Dalfo on biomedical applications of C. elegans

Hot off the press at Nanoscale!

Albumin-coated SPIONs: An experimental and theoretical evaluation of protein conformation, binding affinity, and competition with serum proteins, by Siming Yu, Alex Perálvarez-Marín, Caterina Minelli, Jordi Faraudo, Anna Roig* and Anna Laromaine*, has just been accepted for publication in Nanoscale, DOI: 10.1039/C6NR01732K. Among Continue reading Hot off the press at Nanoscale!

Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Chem. Commun.

Today is the big day: second manuscript accepted! The manuscript “A silica-based magnetic platform decorated with mixed ligand gold nanoparticles: A recyclable catalyst for esterification reactions” (Elif Ertem, Nerea Murillo-Cremaes, Randy Patrick Carney, Anna Laromaine, Emma-Rose Janeček, Anna Roig* and Continue reading Hot off the press: accepted manuscript in Chem. Commun.

Paper Accepted in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering

Protective effects of Bovine Serum Albumin on superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles evaluated in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans Laura Gonzalez-Moragas, Si-Ming Yu, Elisa Carenza, Anna Laromaine*, Anna Roig Nanomaterials have unique biological reactivity that need to be thoroughly investigated.  In this context, the Continue reading Paper Accepted in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering

Publication at Nanoscale: Magnetic gold nanotriangles by microwave-assisted polyol synthesis

Siming Yu,a   Jordan A. Hachtel,bc   Matthew F. Chisholm,c  Sokrates T. Pantelides,bc   Anna Laromaine*a and   Anna Roig*a   Nanoscale, 2015,7, 14039-14046, DOI: 10.1039/C5NR03113C Received 12 May 2015, Accepted 16 Jul 2015, First published online 21 Jul 2015 Simple approaches to synthesize hybrid nanoparticles with magnetic and Continue reading Publication at Nanoscale: Magnetic gold nanotriangles by microwave-assisted polyol synthesis

ACCEPTED PAPER! Encapsulation of VEGF165 in magnetic PLGA nanocapsules

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  Encapsulation of VEGF165 in magnetic PLGA nanocapsules for potential local delivery and bioactivity into human brain endothelial cells   Elisa Carenza, Olivier Jordan, Pablo San Segundo Martínez, Radovan Jiřík, Zenon Starčuk jr., Gerrit Borchard, Anna Rosell* and Anna Roig* Continue reading ACCEPTED PAPER! Encapsulation of VEGF165 in magnetic PLGA nanocapsules