CARGO Brings Rensselaer Expertise to Cancer Research

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CARGO Brings Rensselaer Expertise to Cancer ResearchMarch 23, 2016

New Cancer Research Group aims to accelerate development of new ways to detect and treat cancer

Through its new Cancer Research Group (CARGO), Rensselaer is drawing on its trademark interdisciplinary approach to research and discovery to help battle a disease that kills nearly 600,000 Americans per year and affects countless more.

CARGO includes 12 of the Institute’s leading researchers in disciplines as diverse as mechanical engineering, biology, biomedical engineering, computer science, and cognitive science, including Tetherless World Constellation Professor Deborah L. McGuinness. The group was established last fall, just months before President Barack Obama announced the National Cancer Moonshot initiative to accelerate the development of new ways to detect and treat cancer.

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