Baylor Professor's Cancer Research Featured in CPRIT Video

April 30, 2012

Dr. Kevin Pinney, a professor in Baylor's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been featured in a new online video produced by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

In the video, Dr. Pinney discusses his lab's work on molecules that can selectively disrupt the vascular structure of tumors, depriving them of oxygen and nutrients while leaving surrounding healthy tissues unharmed.

Click here to view the video on CPRIT's YouTube site.

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.