Results for: Cancer

Alexandra Hyler prepares lab samples for joint research project with Daniela Cimini

March 22, 2018

Virginia Tech Researchers Examine Role of Fluid Flow in Ovarian Cancer Progression

Known as the silent killer, ovarian cancer is notorious for avoiding detection until it has progressed to an advanced stage. New research from Virginia Tech on fluidshear stress in the abdominal cavity is moving physicians closer to earlier diagnosis and more effective treatment.

October 10, 2017

Biocomplexity Institute Launches Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer’s Overwhelming Impact in Appalachia

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Biocomplexity Institute volunteers have launched a campaign to send free mammograms to local communities in need. You can help by contributing today at crowdfundt.vt.edu/vtfightsbc. 

November 16, 2016

Discovery Could Take the Guesswork Out of When Meds Will Work Best

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at Virginia Tech, has just made the case for timely delivery of medication even more compelling. Their findings, recently released in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could vastly improve the effectiveness of common chemotherapy drugs and host of other time-dependent treatments.

July 26, 2016

Scientists’ Search for ‘Noise-Canceling’ Gene Networks Supported by New NSF Grant

A team of Virginia Tech researchers is leading an effort to uncover the mysterious genetic factors responsible for regulating cellular noise levels, backed by a half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation.