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Changing the Way We See Cancer

Stephen Boppart, CCIL Research Program Leader, discusses innovative technology that is being developed by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to monitor, prevent, and treat cancer better, with…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 5 plays 0  

Integrating Human and Animal Health

Paul Hergenrother, CCIL Deputy Director, explains the unique pathways his research team has taken with drug discovery at Illinois. Working with dogs and cats, diagnosed with aggressive cancers, are…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 7  0  

Microtechnology and Collaborative Cancer Research

Joseph Irudayaraj, CCIL Associate Director for Shared Resources, shares his experiences in developing micro-nano technologies for cancer research and the opportunities that come when collaborating…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/4/2020 2 plays 0  

Developing Human Cancer Treatments with Help From Our Pets

CCIL Research Program Leader, Tim Fan, discusses how our pet healthcare has accelerated pathways to cancer treatments. CCIL researchers are using comparative oncology which leverages our cats and…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 3 plays 0  

Model Cancer Systems and How Clinical Trials will be impacted

CCIL Research Program Leader, Brendan Harley, is studying glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. Harley's lab, working collaboratively across campus, is developing platforms that are…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 8 plays 0  

The Power of Detecting Tiny Things: New Approaches in Detecting Cancer and COVID-19

CCIL Research Program Leader, Brian Cunningham, is developing ways to detect molecules and viruses from bodily fluids, a single drop of blood contains a wealth of information, some of which include…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 25 plays 0  

What does COVID have to do with cancer?

The recent pandemic has not slowed down cancer - every day, 1,500 people will die from this disease and 5,000 individuals will be diagnosed. COVID has impacted access to detection, it has delayed…

From  Jordan Goebig on 06/2/2020 69 plays 0  

CCIL Challenge Series #2: Confronting Cancer Challenges During the COVID Crisis

Learn about how the current pandemic will alter cancer research and cancer care. Each session features a new panel of researchers speaking on topics including: new cancer diagnostic technologies,…

From  Jordan Goebig on 05/18/2020 16 plays 0  

CCIL Challenge Series #1: Confronting Cancer Challenges During the COVID Crisis

Learn about how the current pandemic will alter cancer research and cancer care. Each session features a new panel of researchers speaking on topics including: new cancer diagnostic technologies,…

From  Jordan Goebig on 05/13/2020 57 plays 0  

Cancer Center at Illinois Virtual Town Hall

CCIL Director, Rohit Bhargava, provides background information on the Cancer Center at Illinois, walks viewers through the Center's steps towards earning the National Cancer Institute…

From  Jordan Goebig on 04/9/2020 2 plays 0  

Bhargava_Insights_March2020

University of Illinois professor Rohit Bhargava, director of the Cancer Center at Illinois, speaks to the University Board of Trustees and guests on March 11, 2020, in this University Insights…

From  Eric Wilson on 03/19/2020 11 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! 2nd Place: Elizabeth Davis - Stem Cells & Cancer

"Your Brain is Talking Directly to Your Stem Cells" (Neuroscience) #ResearchLIVE #2017ResearchLIVE #UniversityofILLINOIS Can the sympathetic nervous system be used to stop cancer?…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 96 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Elizabeth Maxwell - Chemotherapy Beads for Cats

Elizabeth has developed “chemotherapy beads“ for locally aggressive cancer in cats - which are applied directly to the tumors (Soft Tissue Sarcomas). She is a veterinarian and small…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 44 plays 0