Chipping away at Cancer

Chipping away at cancer

National Cancer Survivors Day was observed June 4, this year. UNT researchers are working across the globe to make breakthrough discoveries to advance the detection and treatment of many types of cancers. Learn how their work is helping more people survive.

Partner Spotlight
Isabel DelwelFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

UNT's McNair Scholars program offers students like Isabel Delwel research opportunities around the country. Delwel was selected to participate in the 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program, allowing her to spend 10 weeks this summer conducting extensive research with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

Research News
Genomics lab
At the forefront of genomics

A new state-of-the-art laboratory as part of UNT's BioDiscovery Institute will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science.

Mutation linked to prostate cancer
Mutation linked to prostate cancer

A team of UNT chemistry researchers led by professor G. Andrés Cisneros discovered a mutation that may be linked to prostate cancer. As we approach Men's Health Week June 12-18, learn how this discovery could lead to better detection and treatment.

Discovering health benefits from plants

Tannins from plants have been associated with reduced risks of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Learn what a team of biologists with UNT's BioDiscovery Institute discovered that could boost those health benefits even more.

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