Cancer


Comparative Blood-Brain Barrier Laboratory Seeks to Unlock Mystery of Lung Cancer Brain Metastases

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - The research team at the Comparative Blood-Brain Barrier Laboratory (CBBBL) in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is conducting studies that aim to improve drug delivery techniques, increase the lung cancer survival rate, and enhance quality of life for patients.



Cancer Research Breakthroughs

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - Although scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, a team of researchers, including Dr. Sophie Lelièvre, professor of cancer pharmacology in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Basic Medical Sciences Department, has announced the recent discovery of one of the puzzle pieces to cancer prevention.



PVM Faculty Collaborate for Cancer Research

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - The Purdue Center for Cancer Research (PCCR) is honoring the legacy of Tyler Trent – the Purdue graduate and superfan who died January 1 at age 20 of the rare bone cancer osteosarcoma – through three new collaborative research initiatives, two of which involve Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine.



CPB Faculty Member Receives Showalter Trust Grant

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - Dr. Nadia Lanman, research assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, is among 11 early career faculty members at Purdue University who recently received one-year grants from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust.



PVM Professors Contribute to Research on Potential New Bladder Cancer Treatment

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - Two Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members played an instrumental role in research involving the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research focused on developing a promising new method of treating bladder cancer using a modified version of the anthrax toxin.



Anthrax may be the next tool in the fight against bladder cancer

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 - Anthrax may soon help more people win the fight against bladder cancer, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says strikes about 72,000 Americans each year and kills about 16,000, and is one of the most expensive cancers to treat. The current treatments for bladder cancer are invasive for patients – who often must sit...



PVM Faculty Pursue Developments in Personalized Medicine to Advance Cancer Treatments

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Indiana University scientists are working together to find data-driven solutions in the search for better cancer treatments.



Can herbicides cause breast cancer? Scientists discover a piece to the puzzle.

Friday, October 4th, 2019 - Scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, but a collaborative team of scientists at Purdue University and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)/Institut de Cancérologie de L’Ouest (ICO) in Nantes, France, say they’ve recently discovered one of the missing pieces of the puzzle when...



PVM Faculty Member Involved in New Purdue Partnership Focused on Big Data Approach to Cancer

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - The Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, led by Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Purdue Veterinary Medicine distinguished professor of comparative pathobiology, is partnering with the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research to improve the use of biostatistics, predictive modeling, and data science in cancer research.



PVM Family Honors Chris Royce at Retirement Reception

Friday, April 26th, 2019 - Colleagues, family, and friends of Chris Royce, RVT, celebrated her career at her retirement reception earlier this month. The event was held in the Continuum Café on April 5, which was her last day at Purdue University, concluding a Purdue career that spanned 35 years.




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