Thursday, November 5, 2009


This is a news release that I hope will show the beginning of the use of electromagnetic use in medicine.

Edward R. Flynn, Ph.D. is a LANL Laboratory Fellow where he was originally a nuclear physicist for 25 years and published 185 scientific papers. He then changed to medical physics where he started the Biophysics group at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and initiated the Brain Research Program publishing 65 scientific papers. Thereafter he pioneered important cancer work as President and founder of Senior Scientific, LLC, a privately-held company.Dr. Flynn stated, “I used my knowledge of physics to apply sophisticated magnetic field sensors for very small fields, SQUIDs (Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices) capable of measuring extremely small magnetic fields for the detection of various types of cancer, by using magnetic nanoparticles targeted specifically toward the cancer cells.The SQUID sensor I developed has the ability to detect the small magnetic fields from nanoparticles that have attached to the cancer cells. With this biomagnetic imaging technique, it is possible to identify and image small clusters of cancer cells in a rather novel method, substantially increasing the sensitivity for finding cancer at an earlier stage than is currently available, and without the use of ionizing radiation or large magnetic fields. This biomagnetic sensor method is applicable to breast, ovarian, leukemia, prostate, skin melanoma, and other cancers.” Dr. Flynn continued, “This research has been funded by Small Business Innovative Research Grants from the National Institutes of Health. Senior Scientific collaborates with the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Research has reached the stage where instrumentation development is viable to attain significantly earlier detection of a variety of cancers. Moreover, I am confident that by partnering with Manhattan Scientifics now, our team will achieve the ultimate goals of the program.”

I have invested in Manhattan Scientifics many years ago and lost most of my investment, but am still hopeful that this type of research will pay off for cancer patients and it wouldn't hurt if the stock improved.

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