Wilmot Cancer Institute leadership has enlisted bright minds from across the nation to come here, to Rochester, as part of a team that pledges to defeat cancer.
Working with zebrafish, Patrick Murphy, Ph.D., wants to understand some of the most fundamental questions in cancer including how cells divide and change inappropriately.
Stephano Mello, Ph.D., has always lived for those “eureka” moments in the lab, but it was a series of personal eureka moments that shifted him toward cancer research.
After a friend died of breast cancer at age 34, Isaac Harris, Ph.D., felt the urgency of his work to better understand how cancer cells grow and resist treatment.
A family history of cancer pushed Rachael Turner, M.D., Ph.D., into an oncology career, where she’s studying an ovarian cancer biomarker, HE4.