Research on Cellular ‘Packages’ Receives $900k in Federal Funding

Scientists from Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have been selected to receive more than $940,000 to study cellular “packages” that can be used to diagnose disease, track disease status and potentially deliver therapies. The packages, called extracellular vesicles, are ubiquitous among all types of human cells and are being studied for their use in cancer, neurocognitive disorders and other conditions.