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IMSA Graduate Leads Team of Researchers in Discovery of Therapy to Combat Cancer Stem Cells

IMSA Class of 1995 Graduate Piyush Gupta, a researcher at the Broad Institute, is co-first author of a study recently published in the journal Cell showcasing the discovery of a chemical that can kill cancer stem cells.

More information about Gupta's study and its implications for future cancer treatment has been widely covered in the media and can be viewed at the following:

http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSTRE57C4XA20090814?pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0

http://www.broadinstitute.org/news/1305

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/14/health/research/14cancer.html?_r=1&hp

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aQCyVkyA3AIA

 

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