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UCF Researchers Design Treatment to Protect Bones During Cancer Therapy

September 26, 2022
UCF material sciences engineers Melanie Coathup and Sudipta Seal have designed a cerium oxide nanoparticle — an artificial enzyme — that protects bones against damage from radiation. The nanoparticle has also shown abilities to improve bone regeneration, reduce loss of blood cells and help kill cancer cells. Their study, a collaboration with Oakland University, North…