1026_BALL [Pinning protein could answer provocative cancer question]

Rice University chemist Zachary Ball (left) and graduate student Matthew Minus have begun working with colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine to develop a new approach to design drug candidates that inhibit STAT3, a new therapeutic target that may provide a treatment option for drug-resistant cancers.

About Jade Boyd

Jade Boyd is science editor and associate director of news and media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.