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.

3Qs: From drug development to treating disease

Man­soor Amiji, dis­tin­guished pro­fessor and chair of phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences, tracks the drug dis­covery process, and ana­lyzes how the pur­suit of ‘block­buster’ drugs com­pares to treating patients with rare illnesses