Purposefully fighting for people. One project, one advance at a time.

Underhill lab tech testing samples

Our powerhouse researchers include more than 150 Illinois faculty researchers, postdocs, and students—some survivors and advocates themselves. Equipped with the engineering know-how to build what doesn’t yet exist, we’re developing cutting-edge technologies and programs that will change the course of cancer care.

Cancer Measurement Technology and Data Science

(CMD Program)

Cancer Discovery Platforms Bridging the Engineering-Biology Continuum

(CDP Program)