Professor, research team isolate stem cells

Professor, research team isolate stem cells

A UTD professor and his team had recent progress in isolating cells that are believed to be the root cause of most cancers. Jiyong Lee, an assistant chemistry professor , and his team of student researchers have developed a unique method to isolate aggressive cells called cancer stem cells, which...

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Molecule makes monumental impact

Molecule makes monumental impact

Editor’s Note: Picture caption originally misidentified Tae-Kyung Lee as Jung-Mo Ahn. A UTD professor and his team have developed a molecule that could benefit breast cancer patients who don’t respond to current treatments anymore. Jung-Mo Ahn, an associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and his team of researchers developed ERX-11,...

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Club benefits children of cancer patients

Club benefits children of cancer patients

Defeat overwhelmed five-year-old Kimberly Fiock as her mother left for the doctor. It was just like every time her mother left, she would come back in pain and there was nothing she could do about it. Her mother had been receiving chemotherapy treatment for her breast cancer for about six...

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Students shave heads for funds

Students shave heads for funds

Friends raise money for children’s cancer charity by pledging to go bald Two students are fundraising for children with cancer with the promise that they’ll shave their heads completely bald on May 4. Leora Kurtzer, a business marketing freshman, and Rebecca Jin, a supply chain management sophomore are participating in...

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