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Under the microscope: Stony Brook professor finds mechanism that affects cancerous tumor formations

Ruchi Shah April 7, 2014
Dr. Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, an assistant professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has uncovered a previously unidentified mechanism through which a prominent protein in cells, STAT3, affects cancerous tumor formation.
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Under the microscope: Developing an effective treatment for cancer

Ruchi Shah November 14, 2013
A research scientist in Stony Brook’s Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology by the name of Dr. Nobuhide Ueki is pioneering a technique to directly address the limitations of cancer treatment. He was further motivated to pursue this field of study after losing both of his grandparents to cancer. His lab is focused on creating a drug delivery system that will selectively target cancer cells, leaving normal cells healthy.
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