NCI grant establishes center to advance cancer curing goals

The National Cancer Institute has awarded Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) a $9 million grant to support a multidisciplinary center to discover news ways to diagnose and treat cancer. NCI, which is part of the National Institutes … more


Gerecht and Mao named new INBT leadership

Leadership duties for Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) will pass to professors Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao of the Whiting School of Engineering, effective January 1, 2017. Gerecht will serve as Director and Mao will serve as … more


Oxygen’s role in cancer spread

Cancer cells need oxygen to survive, as do most other life forms, but scientists had never tracked their search for oxygen in their early growth stages until now -- a step toward a deeper understanding of one way cancer spreads that could help treat … more


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