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Marshall University Research Corporation
Caption: Dr. Piyali Dasgupta, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Toxicology in the university’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, will use a $426,000 NIH grant to continue her work to determine if capsaicin -- the active ingredient in chili peppers -- can improve the anti-cancer activity of a commonly used chemotherapy drug in patients with small cell lung cancer.
Credit: Rick Haye/Marshall University
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