Fighting Irish, Fighting Cancer: How professor Jianneng Li’s research expands prostate cancer advancements

Author: Madeline Schlehuber

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What happens when previously treatable cancers become drug-resistant? Jianneng Li, Archibald Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is trying to answer that question by conducting critical research on prostate cancer. Li has focused on prostate cancer as the topic of his research for the majority of his career at the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic, where he worked before joining the University of Notre Dame faculty in 2023. He studies the effects of steroids on cancer as well as other relationships between enzymes and receptors in cancerous samples.…

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