The Quest for New Cancer-Fighting Drugs in Marine Environments
Marcy Balunas, an assistant professor in the School of Pharamcy, has extracted a novel cancer-fighting compound from blue-green algae.
Engineer has NSF EAGER Award to Study Nanoparticle Flow in Bloodstream
Anson Ma's research will help determine whether nanoparticles can improve the delivery of cancer-fighting drugs to tumors.
Graduate Student Working to Develop New Anti-Cancer Agents
Sophia Nnenna Ononye, a Ph.D. student in pharmaceutical sciences, hopes her research will pave the way for more effective cancer therapy in the future.
Study: Despite Guidelines, Elderly Receiving Too Many Cancer Screenings
UConn researcher Keith Bellizzi says data on the efficacy of cancer screenings for the elderly is limited.
Genetic Discovery May Lead to Better Understanding of Cancer
A Health Center researcher took part in a study that answered a key question about genetic mutation.
More Health Center Research on Colorectal Cancer Link to Tobacco Use
Researchers at the UConn Health Center are learning more about different types of hard-to-detect indicators of colorectal cancer. In an article published in the February 2011 Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Dr. Joseph Anderson, associate professor of medicine, addresses different characteristics and classifications of lesions in the colon that can become cancerous. “The ones we call […]