Judy Swanson, along with MIT alumni, establish a biotechnology center in the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research to honor Bob Swanson, ’69. Photo courtesy Judy Swanson
Prof. Emery Brown says that what induces general anesthesia remains unknown.
Nobel laureate Phillip Sharp says MIT’s new cancer center will blend science and engineering to find new treatments for cancer.
Prof. Robert Weinberg, who has helped unveil key aspects of how tumors spread, heads a new center devoted to probing this lethal cancer phenomena.
Prof. Leona Samson hopes that one day treatments for cancer can be tailored to individual patients by determining how DNA repairs itself.
Assoc. Prof. Angelika Amon studies growth in yeast — work highly relevant to combating cancer.
Assoc. Prof. Catherine Drennan is studying molecules that may one day yield major medical and environmental benefits.