Location, Location, Location
Since first proposing that a cell’s function and biology depend on its surroundings, Mina Bissell continues to probe the role of the extracellular matrix.
Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist
At the University of California, Santa Cruz, the researcher combs the cancer genome, looking for weaknesses.
Gel Scaffolds for Delivery of Immunotherapies
Using biocompatible polymers to carry cancer immune therapies directly to the tumor
Tracking the Evolutionary History of a Tumor
Analyzing single cell sequences to decipher the evolution of a tumor
Making CAR T-Cell Therapy Safer
Following a spate of patient deaths in clinical trials testing modified T cells for the treatment of cancer, researchers work to reduce the treatment’s toxicity without sacrificing efficacy.
How Will Cancer Research Fare Under Trump?
The new administration has not yet made its intentions clear.
A History of Screening for Natural Products to Fight Cancer
In the middle of the 20th century, the National Cancer Institute began testing plant extracts for chemotherapeutic potential—helping to discover some drugs still in use today.