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BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

It hasn’t stopped being fun yet – and that applies both to their science and their marriage.

Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D., and Neal Copeland, Ph.D., – together – are big in the field of cancer genetics. Both are members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, an honor that puts them in rare company in the scientific world. They’ve co-authored more than 800 papers and have been referenced in medical journals more than 30,000 times...

Geneticists Neal Copeland, Ph.D., and Nancy Jenkins, Ph.D.

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Each day nearly 200 pharmacists around MD Anderson dispense an average of 23,000 drug doses. That’s 8.4 million doses a year, one of the highest...

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Kristine Ferrone has survived Mars – or a simulation of the Red Planet, anyway.

During the summer of 2009, Kristine Ferrone and five...

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Suzanne Phillips enjoyed 26 years working for Dow Chemical Co., much of that time as a researcher in product development. It was a thrill to see packaging that her team had developed on the shelf of her local grocery store.

But a desire to directly impact people, specifically cancer patients, was calling her.

That aspiration led her to nursing school and, ultimately, to her work as a research nurse resident, learning how...

Cancerwise blog post: MD Anderson's Research Nurse Residency Program is the first of its kind in the nation, and research nurse residents like Suzanne Phillips are benefitting.

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Nimble robotic digits smaller than a finger that can excise cancerous tissue from the throat without cracking the patient’s jaw. Patient-physician...

BY Mary Ann Hellinghausen

Elizabeth Mittendorf’s first year in medical school didn’t bode well for a career as a doctor. During one of her early encounters with a patient...