The study of physical forces in tumor progression

Xavier Trepat, leader of the IBEC “Integrative cell and tissue dynamics” group, is interviewed for the Big Vang section of La Vanguardia expaining his study to improve the diagnosis of tumor progression disease and to develop new drugs.

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The study focuses on the physical forces that are produced inside the nucleus of cells in tumor growth with the aim of improving the diagnosis of the disease and opening the door to the development of new drugs.

Tumors with identical genetic mutations can progress differently depending on the forces that their cells are subjected to.

Xavier Trepat

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