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News & Publications
May 14, 2020 - Santosh Aryal, assistant professor of chemistry, and team have developed a cell-based magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, contrast agent that can efficiently light up a tumor area, providing crucial diagnostic information for cancer therapy, more safely than the currently used agent that's based on gadolinium metal. Chemistry graduate student Sagar Rayamajhi was lead author on the study published in two Royal Society of Chemistry journals. read more
May 7, 2020 - More than half a million cervical cancers are diagnosed worldwide each year. Although most of them can be treated effectively with a drug called Cisplatin, some are resistant to it. Nicholas Wallace, assistant professor in biology, has received a $454,466 National Cancer Institute grant to study Cisplatin-resistant cervical cancers. read more
Veterinary researcher receives $1.58 million NIH grant to explore pathway for better cancer therapies
April 16, 2020 - New research at K-State could lead to innovative therapies for treating cancer and other human disorders. Jianzhong Yu, an assistant professor in anatomy & physiology, recently received a $1,580,922 National Institutes of Health grant to uncover how an evolutionary pathway may affect tumor development and cancer. read more
Due to COVID-19, all dates are subject to change or cancellation.
You'll Never Run Alone 5K - Sun., Aug. 9, 2020
Bill Snyder Highway Half-Marathon & 5K - POSTPONED. Hopefully, September. More info to come.
Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 2, 2020
K-State Fighting for a Cure Day - Sat., Oct. 10, 2020More events & details