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Koch Institute Public Galleries: Cutting off Cancer's Food Supply

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Cu...

The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research @MIT

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:13 | 11701 views

How can cancer medicine take advantage of cancer's peculiar eating habits? This video traces the work of the KI's Vander Heiden lab to understand why cancer burns sugar differently from other human cells, and how this could lead to bett...

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Engineering the Immune System

Koch Institute Public Galleries: En...

The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research @MIT

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:03 | 6585 views

How can researchers better equip the body's immune system to fight off cancer? This video tells the story of researchers in the Irvine lab at the Koch Institute who have developed a new nanoparticle-based system for boosting the immune ...

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Stopping the Spread of Cancer

Koch Institute Public Galleries: St...

The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research @MIT

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:30 | 7280 views

How can doctors detect and stop the deadly process by which cancers spread throughout the body? This video traces the work of the KI's Gertler lab to better understand metastasis and identify new targets for detection and therapy of met...

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Sensing Cancer

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Se...

The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research @MIT

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:21 | 6726 views

How can doctors more quickly and effectively determine whether a new treatment is working for a cancer patient or not? This video traces the work of the Cima lab at the KI to overcome this problem with a tiny implantable sensor. The vi...

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Making Tumors Vulnerable

Koch Institute Public Galleries: Ma...

The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research @MIT

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:03:36 | 5842 views

How can researchers overcome the "toughness" of cancerous tissue and deliver treatments deep inside tumors? This video tells the story of researchers from Sangeeta Bhatia's lab at the KI who have developed a new nanomaterials-based solu...

Meet Robert Desimone

Meet Robert Desimone

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Added almost 3 years ago | 00:04:37 | 8614 views

(4:37) Robert Desimone is director of the McGovern Institute and formerly the head of intramural research at the National Institute of Mental Health. Desimone also runs his own lab at the McGovern Institute, where he studies the brain me...