Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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In August 2015, Dr. Peter was selected as an inaugural recipient of the NCI R35 Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA), which provides seven years of research support to investigators with outstanding records of productivity and achievement in cancer research. 

Find the press release here: Suicide Molecules Kill Any Cancer Cell

Small RNA molecules can trigger a mechanism hidden in every cell, forcing it to commit suicide, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, the first to identify molecules that trigger such a fail-safe mechanism.