The Daily Northwestern

Lurie Cancer Center chooses new director

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University named Dr. Leonidas Platanias its new director Wednesday, tapping a doctor who is known for his research on cancer-fighting proteins found in the bloodstream. Platanias,...

Oncologist speaks on stem cell research and treatments as part of lecture series

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 22, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Events, Science & Technology, Speakers

 A University of Michigan oncology professor spoke Thursday night at Northwestern about current cancer treatments and the future possibilities of stem cell research. About 50 people attended Dr. Max Wicha's lecture, “Cancer Stem C...