Team of Scientists at Einstein and UAlbany Nano College Receive Major Grant to Develop World’s Smallest Cancer Detection Device

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have received a $2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study tumor “microenvironments” — where tumors interact with surrounding tissues, cells and chemicals in ways that all too often encourage cancer cells to invade other areas of the body in the process known as metastasis.