Dr. Thanh H. Dellinger discusses using Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) to circulate heated chemotherapy inside the abdominal cavity at the time of surgery to allow direct treatment of cancers that have spread throughout the abdomen.
Science can be so glamorous: Groundbreaking research with life-changing results!
And then there’s sorting frozen dog poop.
Members of the Hendricks Lab spent part of their holiday break in the basement freezer room at TGen cataloguing frozen boxes filled with tiny plastic tubes of canine blood, stomach contents and excrement.
The annual TGen Scientific Retreat gives our faculty a chance to strengthen their professional relationships and explore the diversity of our research. This year, Dr. Lynn Matrisian, Vice President for Scientific and Medical Affairs at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, gave the keynote address for the retreat. Afterward, she hosted a free-wheeling question-and-answer session about her experiences as a pioneering woman in science.