Cancer research

Fighting Cancer
12:00 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Fighting Cancer With Fungus: An Interview with Yongzhong Wang

Researchers with the University of Tennessee recently published a study that could one day mean an exciting new treatment for cancer. Biomedical Engineering researcher Yongzhong Wang and his colleagues study nano-particles, already an important part of therapy for cancer and other disease. Nano-particles are usually created through chemical engineering. Wang says what makes this study unique is that this is the first time researchers have captured the nano-particles from a micro-organism for use in this therapy.

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