February 12, 2018
How A Chance Meeting Turned into a Nobel Prize Winning Discovery
It’s a true story that reads like a Hollywood script: two scientists from different countries meet at a conference and decide to collaborate on a shared interest. Along with a third scientist, they work together for years, with two of the scientists going... read more
February 12, 2018
Changing Course
One Family's Journey from Pakistan to Philadelphia Mahmood Saeed. Photo by Bill Cardoni. In Mahmood Saeed’s experience, necessity truly does breed invention. He’s been in the U.S. for nearly three years and while he has come to love his new city of  ... read more
January 15, 2018
Sanjeevani Arora, PhD
Originally published in Forward, Fall/Winter 2017 In India, I grew up surrounded by cultural and religious diversity and I learned from an early age the value of different opinions and perspectives. Moving to the U.S. to pursue doctoral studies, I was... read more
July 28, 2017
Fox Chase Cancer Center Celebrates 50 Years Since the Discovery of the...
By: Paige Allen Scientists are seekers. Their inquiries may lead them to the far reaches of the world, or inward to incomprehensibly small molecular worlds. At a time before research on individual genes was possible, the late Nobel Laureate Baruch S.... read more
July 5, 2017
Proteins and Pavarotti: How One Scientist Forged His Own Path
By Paige Allen Originally published in Forward, Spring/Summer 2017 Roland L. Dunbrack, Jr, PhD [photo: Gene Smirnov]Roland Dunbrack was a toddler when Stanley P. Reimann died. But Reimann — founder of the Institute for Cancer Research, which evolved into... read more
June 14, 2017
An Intimate Look at Sex After Cancer
  Cancer can take people through a series of waiting rooms, infusion rooms, operating rooms, and hospital rooms. When it’s over, another problem can be lurking in a different room: the bedroom. “We talk about sex so often in this country,” said Paul... read more