Imaging Diagnosis and Therapeutics of Cancer

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  • 1. Imaging, Diagnosis & Treatment of Cancer
    Engineering the next generation of Cancer Care
  • 2. Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    • Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in the US (23% of all deaths).
    • 3. Almost 1.5 million new cases and more than half a million people die every year in the US.
    2009 NEW Cancer Cases (USA)
    766,130
    713,220
    292,540
    269,800
    2009 Estimated Cancer DEATHS (USA)
    Data and Graphics adapted from American Cancer Society
  • 4. Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    To engineer safe and highly effective cancer prevention, screening, diagnostic and treatment modalities that will:
    • significantly reduce the rate of cancer-related deaths
    • 5. enable more accurate diagnoses
    • 6. increase prevention to reduce risk and incidence
    • 7. improve quality of life
  • Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    • New technologies for early diagnosis of cancer
    • 8. New engineered therapeutic systems:
    Agents
    Carriers
    Devices
    • Identification of biomarkers and improved delivery
    • 9. Image-guided therapy
    • 10. Theranostics: Combining diagnostics and therapy in a single platform
  • Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    • Engineered IP solutions that are more defensible
    • 11. Short term and disruptive technologies
    • 12. Added value to long term portfolios
    • 13. Systems ready for clinical studies
  • Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    • World class program in biomaterials and drug delivery
    • 14. Strong partnership with cancer immunologists and physicians at MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • 15. IP infrastructure
    • 16. CPRIT leveraging monies
    • 17. Unique combination of top Engineering, Natural Sciences and Pharmacy Schools
  • Imaging, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
    Engineered solutions to cancer-related problems.