Wrecking Cellular Recycling to Learn About Lung Cancer


You’ve probably heard all about the importance of recycling paper and plastic, but did you know that your cells have a recycling process too? Maya English, a postbaccalaureate research fellow in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, is investigating how this process goes awry in some cases of lung cancer. Her discoveries may one day be used to develop treatments for those patients and for the many other diseases that result from problems with cellular recycling.

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, May 21, 2024