UA Researcher And Doctoral Student Reconcile Scientific Standoff in Colon Cancer Research

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UA College Of Medicine - Tucson

When two studies attempting to identify new colon cancer treatment methods found different results, UA COM-T Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and BIO5 Faculty Dr. Curtis Thorne, was asked to help settle the uncertainty. Dr. Thorne called upon one of his doctoral student, Carly Cabel, to assist in his research determining whether therapeutic targeting of specific proteins is a viable treatment for colon cancer.