UTM In Your Neighbourhood | A Beginner's Guide to Killing Cancer Cells - POSTPONED
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
200 Collip Circle, London, ON (MAP)
**This event has been postponed.**
What if we could engineer a molecule to target cancer cells but leave healthy cells unharmed? Professor Patrick Gunning seeks to do just that with his latest research to design a molecule that targets cancer-regulating proteins called STAT. Gunning has developed a powerful family of molecules that disable the STAT proteins and stops the spread of numerous cancers without the painful side-effects of traditional chemotherapy.
According to the Toronto Star, "[h]is lab, with its 24 students, is enjoying international attention with the design of a drug that cures breast cancer, multiple myeloma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia in mice." Don't miss this opportunity to learn about this ground breaking research in the race to find a cure for cancer.
This event has been postponed.
Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar.
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