** Engineering Solutions for Cancer: An International Perspective

Baltimore, MD, February 1, 2014.  The final report of the WTEC “APHELION” study has been published.  The study was done by a team of American experts who visited some of the world’s best labs in Asia, Europe, and Israel.  The scope included the application of concepts from the physical sciences and engineering to cancer treatment and to biological sciences generally.   The study was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, NSF, and NIBIB.  Prof. Paul Janmey from Penn was the chair.


There is more information about the study at  http://www.wtec.org/aphelion/

The webinar from the final workshop is archived at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/NIH/131121/

The final report is posted at  http://www.wtec.org/aphelion/AphelionFinalReport-web.pdf


About WTEC:

The World Technology Evaluation Center is the nation’s leading organization in conducting international technology assessments via peer review. WTEC has conducted over 70 such studies since 1989 under grants from a variety of Federal agencies. For more information, visit WTEC.

For more information: Ms. Patricia Foland, Vice President for International Operations, WTEC, pfoland@scienceus.org, Phone: 410-691-1579.