The McNair Scholars Program helped Anaderi Iniguez get her first piece of research published. It’s also given Iniguez the opportunity to help others through her teen nutrition and mental health research.
While exposure to a single substance like DDT has been shown to create inherited disease susceptibility, a recent study in animals found exposure to multiple different toxicants across generations can amplify those health problems.
Researchers have identified a receptor protein known as CHRM1 as a key player in prostate cancer cells’ resistance to docetaxel, a commonly used chemotherapy drug to treat advanced cancer that has spread beyond the prostate.
As we look to further this work, WSU is also proud to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by reaffirming WSU’s commitment to overcoming division, removing systemic barriers, advancing equity, and combatting hate in all its forms.