Biomedical engineering’s Nicole Steinmetz explains latest research

Turning plant virus into cancer weapon

WKYC: Nicole Steinmetz, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is leading a team of researchers who are taking a plant virus and turning it into a cancer-fighting “medicine container.” “We’ve already shown that we can deliver these to brain tumors, breast tumors, colon cancer and prostate cancer,” Steinmetz said.