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NIH Grant to Study Breast Cancer

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Laurie Fickman
David Mayerich is part of NIH-backed group creating a new device to study breast cancer
David Mayerich is part of NIH-backed group creating a new device to study breast cancer

David Mayerich, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UH Cullen College, is part of a national group receiving funds from the National Institutes of Health to study breast cancer.

The group will develop a new device which will mimic organ-specific breast cancer metastasis patterns. The device will be tissue-engineered and will investigate what regulates organ specificity and why some cells undergo dormancy.

Read more about the project here.

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