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Rice bioengineer receives support for brain cancer research

Kevin McHugh, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering, has earned a Distinguished Scientist Award for 2022 from The Sontag Foundation, which helps launch the careers of scientists expected to make a significant…

Developing art and creativity to help fight cancer

Developing art and creativity to improve the effectiveness and delivery of healthcare. From narrative medicine to the disclosure of one’s medical records on the net: how “open sourcing” feelings and fears can help fight cancer and reshape the concept of…

Depletion of reactive astrocytes regresses glioblastoma

A groundbreaking study at Tel Aviv University effectively eradicated glioblastoma, a highly lethal type of brain cancer. The researchers achieved the outcome using a method they developed based on their discovery of two critical mechanisms in the brain that support…