R. Claudio Aguilar, Associate Professor & Assistant Head of Biological Sciences
We can also apply our research to
Jennifer Freeman, Assistant Professor of Toxicology
We use single cell technologies that
enable us to study live cells
Joseph Irudayaraj, Professor of Biological Engineering
The clinical trials with dogs are a
Deborah W. Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology & Director of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program
...not only a better chance of survival,
but also an improved quality of life.
Philip S. Low, Ralph C Corley, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery
As a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research is comprised of faculty scientist members from a wide-range of academic fields within Purdue University. Our goal is to foster collaborations and discoveries which may lead to the advancement of new and better cancer treatments.
Read more about our members and their stories HERE.
The Purdue University Center for Cancer Research brings together the best minds from within Purdue University and beyond to study cancers where they start — inside the cell. Using the combined expertise of scientists from disciplines as varied as engineering and veterinary medicine, biology, and chemistry, the Center for Cancer Research promotes discovery into how cancers develop, progress and respond to treatment. Our work leads to the advancement of new medicines, early detection and diagnostic methods, more effective treatments, and highly efficient drug delivery systems.
Our goal is to provide our researchers with the resources they need to be successful in their work. In this section, you’ll find information about Center for Cancer Research membership, funding opportunities, shared resources, and how to acknowledge the Center for Cancer Research. Scientific progress takes money. Thanks to generous grantmakers and donors, the Center for Cancer Research has multiple funding opportunities for researchers. You’ll find a full listing on our Funding Page.