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CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

Cui Tao’s love for both biology and computer science has led to more than an accomplished research and teaching career—it has earned her one of Barack Obama’s final awards before the former president left office in January. Tao, a BYU alum, received the Presidential...
BYU Alum Fights Brain Cancer One Cell at a Time

BYU Alum Fights Brain Cancer One Cell at a Time

He didn’t know the first thing about research when he was a freshman at BYU. Now, Dr. Bob Carter oversees brain tumor research at a university hospital and makes strides in brain cancer treatment. Carter has worked on methods to improve brain cancer diagnosis,...
Cancer research students are finding more discoveries due to the Rex Lee Run

Cancer research students are finding more discoveries due to the Rex Lee Run

BYU graduate Michelle Townsend will never forget watching her healthy, tennis-playing grandmother slowly weaken and pass away from cancer. The subsequent diagnosis of her mother and her grandfather motivated Townsend to enter the cancer research field and discover a cure that will ease, and someday lift, the fight that all patients must go through.

How Eating Less Can Slow the Aging Process

How Eating Less Can Slow the Aging Process

There’s a multi-billion-dollar industry devoted to products that fight signs of aging, but moisturizers only go skin deep. Aging occurs deeper — at a cellular level — and scientists have found that eating less can slow this cellular process. Recent research published...