August 30, 2012

MU Research Team Creates Potent Cancer Drug

Mark W. Lee Jr., an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri, and his research team have used carboranes to enhance cancer-fighting drugs. They recently created one drug that is 10 times more potent than current cancer-fighting drugs. The technology could be used to address other problems such as migraine headaches or Alzheimer’s.

Credit: Nathan Hurst/University of Missouri

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