PODCAST: Why Cancer Research Needs Engineering Part I with Rohit Bhargava
Cancer continues to affect Americans at every corner. This year alone in this country 600,000 people will die from the disease and 1.6 million will be newly diagnosed. In the fight to win, a new generation of researchers will use engineering to advance prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Rohit Bhargava, a pioneer in the field of digital molecular biology, a professor in bioengineering at the University of Illinois and a founding director of the Cancer Center of Illinois, joins the program to discuss "Why Cancer needs Engineering."