Video: A breakthrough treatment in the fight against cancer

September 28, 2018, University of Minnesota
Cancer cell during cell division. Credit: National Institutes of Health

Are the greatest advances made in science based on serendipity? University of Minnesota Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology Perry Hackett thinks so.

Hackett resurrected an element originally found in salmon to become a breakthrough treatment in the fight against . In the process, the discovery has made Minnesota the destination for and opened an entirely new window of therapy that has improved the health of millions.

Credit: University of Minnesota

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