Petit Institute Researchers

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Last year, Petit Institute researchers developed a new test to detect early-stage ovarian cancer, listened to the communication of neurons, dug deeper than ever into the roots of all life, and unveiled micro-needle technology that could dramatically change the future of vaccinations.  

That barely scratches the surface. They also received millions of dollars in funding from a variety of agencies to support their game-changing research.

In 2015, the number of faculty researchers at the Petit Institute surpassed 170 for the first time. So, expect the discovery, innovation and collaboration that the institute is known for to continue apace.

You can read, watch or listen to some of the institute’s research highlights here:  

• Microneedles could change future of vaccinations

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• Blood Test could be game changer for ovarian cancer 

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• Thomas’ Komen grant targets breast cancer in new ways



And here are some more top research/researcher stories to read from 2015:

Predictive model could help guide breast cancer patients

BRAIN Initiative taps two Petit Institute labs

Origin of life: What came before the chicken and the egg?

Helping Kids with Feeding Disorders

Marcus Foundation grants $6.5 million for tumor project

Barker Wins Transformative Research Award

El-Sayed earns highest honor from American Chemical Society

Regrowing New Teeth? Some day 

Improving Children’s Lives




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  • Created By:Jerry Grillo
  • Created:01/06/2016
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016


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