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Engineering | School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering

One of the current paradigms in cancer treatment is not to treat a tumor itself. Rather, therapeutics can focus on a tumor’s microenvironment — the area where tumor cells and a patient’s healthy tissues collide.

Mehdi Nikkhah, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, has been working for the past five years on bioengineering a way to study the tumor microenvironment.

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