By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has developed a way to reduce the development of cancer cells that are an infrequent but dangerous byproduct of gene therapy.
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyze several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing lab quality results.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Tasmanian devils are evolving in response to a highly lethal and contagious form of cancer, a Washington State University researcher has found.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, researchers at Washington State University have created an injectable compound or “probe” that illuminates hydrogen sulfide and hydrogen polysulfides in different colors when they are present in cells.
By Rachel Tompa, Fred Hutch News PULLMAN, Wash. – A recent small clinical trial for patients with a rare, aggressive brain cancer has shown promise. The targeted cancer therapy enlists a modified yeast protein that is the brainchild of Washington State University biologist Margaret Black.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A discovery by Washington State University scientist Dan Rodgers and collaborator Paul Gregorevic could save millions of people suffering from muscle wasting disease.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy PULLMAN, Wash. – Not a morning person? Neither are your kidneys. Research from the Washington State University College of Pharmacy suggests there may be benefits to timing chemotherapy in cancer patients to the time of day the body is “most awake.”
PULLMAN, Wash. – After graduating Saturday, Luis Cortez, a first-generation student from Othello, Wash., plans to get his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in order to “research human health issues and transfer my lab discoveries into practice.”
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – As Dina Radjabalipour fought a losing battle with cancer last year, the Washington State University architecture graduate student wanted to design a better treatment center.