A New Breed of Cancer Researcher

in 2014, College of Engineering, Newsmakers, Science Magazine
March 27th, 2014

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Bennett Goldberg, College of Engineering

As our understanding of cancer has gone from simplistic to complex, so too has research on treatment and detection. In a field once dominated by scientists with biomedical backgrounds, cancer research today includes engineers, chemists, and physicists…

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“There’s a strong perceived need among cancer research funding bodies that new modes of education and skill sets are necessary. There’s been a huge push over the past five years to apply more physical science and engineering to biomedicine in general.”

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