Cancer-​​detection nets entrepreneurial award

Phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences pro­fessor Ban-​​An Khaw was named a Mass Chal­lenge finalist for his ground-​​breaking tech­nology to detect cancer at very low levels by tag­ging cells with a “Christmas tree” of radioac­tive markers.

Chemotherapy from the inside out

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Physics Sri Sridhar has been awarded a $560,000 grant from the Depart­ment of Defense to develop a tech­nique for treating prostate cancer with nanotechnology.