SOLUTIONS with/in/sight: Bridging the Gap in Pancreatic Cancer on May 29, 2014 highlighted the power of collaborative, interdisciplinary research by showcasing the Bridge Project, a collaboration between the Koch Institute and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center designed to bring bioengineering, advanced cancer science, and clinical oncology together to solve today’s most challenging problems in cancer research and care.
With introductory remarks by Anne Deconinck and Bridge Project co-leader Tyler Jacks, the event offered a clinician's perspective on the challenges of pancreatic cancer and examples of Bridge Project-funded research focused on developing novel approaches and technologies for its treatment. Click here to see photos from evening's program or view the presentations below:
Mandar Muzumdar, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Koch Institute at MIT; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (view video)
Elazer Edelman, MD, PhD, Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at MIT; Member, Koch Institute at MIT; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (video embargoed pending publication of presented data)
Robert Langer, PhD, David H. Koch Institute Professor, Koch Institute at MIT and MIT Department of Chemical Engineering (view video)