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New Laser Technology Used to Fight ..

Scientists at the University of Tennessee announced last week that advancements have been made in the field of cancer fighting laser technology. A team of biomedical engineers and physicists collaborated to create a laser that sends out ultra short p..

Researcher Seeks to Develop Effecti..

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two part article about Dr. Barua’s research. Read Part I of Dr. Barua’s Research Q&A. Dr. Barua is an assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. One of his major..

Researcher Seeks to Develop Effecti..

We spoke with Animesh Barua, PhD, at Rush University Medical Center, who received a grant from the Foundation in spring 2008 to examine early detection of ovarian cancer by contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging. We caught up with Dr. Barua to hear mor..

Researcher Studies How Fiber Protec..

This month we spoke with Dallas Donohoe, PhD, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in fall 2008 to examine how fiber protects against colorectal cancer. We caught up with Dr. Donohoe to hea..

Researcher Examines Links between B..

This month we spoke with Barbara Schneider, PhD, who received a grant from the Foundation in spring 2007 to study whether broccoli extract can help prevent gastric (stomach) cancer. We caught up with Dr. Schneider to learn more about her research and..

Researcher Discusses Work on Tobacc..

This month we spoke with Jennifer Warren, PhD, CTTS, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in spring 2007 to design and test a smoking cessation website for urban African Americans.  We caught up with her to learn about her research on dispa..