John Powers, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin
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Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Boston Children's Hospital
May 16, 2018
Nearly half of children diagnosed with neuroblastoma die from the disease. A cancer that develops in the peripheral nervous system, neuroblastoma most commonly appears in children under age 5. But even those who survive face a myriad of lifelong health challenges due to the harsh nature of the treatment.
Pediatric cancer researcher John Powers hopes his research will not only help more children survive the disease, but also improve the quality of life for those who live to grow up.