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WUOT: UT Biomedical Engineering Researcher Yongzhong Wang: A Fungus That Could Fight Cancer

Biomedical Engineering researcher Yongzhong Wang spoke to WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper about his research into a fungus that has cancer-fighting capabilities. Wang, along with Mingjun Zhang, an associate professor of biomedical engineering, discovered that nanoparticles produced by A. oligospora, a fungus that eats roundworm, hold promise for stimulating the immune system and killing tumors.