Cancer

New grant supports co-​​ops in cancer nanomedicine

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With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.

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Posted in Physics

Finding an end to cancer

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Nazneen Rahman is a geneticist in the UK who finds genes that predispose to cancer and use them to help patients. She was a guest on #sciencechat on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

The brakes of inflammation

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In the last few decades, sci­en­tists have come to attribute an immuno­log­ical expla­na­tion to many can­cers.

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Posted in Biology

One Step Closer To Unlocking Mysteries Of Cancer Drug Development

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Chemistry professor Carla Mattos spends much of her time studying a protein known as RAS. It is important in cell proliferation, and until recently has been com­pletely elu­sive as a drug target, she told News@Northeastern’s Angela Herring.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

New Chemistry Professor Researching Better Ways To Treat Cancer

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It has been a whirlwind 10 months for new Northeastern University professor Carla Mattos. She moved to Boston, set up a new lab in structural biology, and won a highly competitive grant for a piece of new equipment that will expand research opportunities for the entire Northeastern community.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology