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Apr 5, 2019
Niles, an associate professor of biological engineering and infectious disease expert, succeeds John M. Essigmann.  
Mar 14, 2019
One of the most common cancer-promoting genes, known as Myc, is also one of the most difficult to target with drugs.
Mar 7, 2019
Near-infrared technology pinpoints fluorescent probes deep within living tissue; may be used to detect cancer earlier.
Feb 25, 2019
Prof Scott Manalis, a member of MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, will support Belcher as associate department head.
Feb 22, 2019
Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior.
Feb 15, 2019
Researchers have devised a faster, more efficient way to design custom peptides and perturb protein-protein interactions.
Feb 12, 2019
Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, Samson Lab study shows.  
Feb 11, 2019
Technique sheds light on cells’ health and development; may be useful for precision medicine.
Feb 5, 2019
New test rapidly evaluates the effect of drugs and potentially toxic compounds on cells.
Jan 21, 2019
MIT researchers’ new platform detects and extracts rare circulating tumor cells from live mouse models using a combination of laser excitation and a microfluidic chip.