The UMN Physical Sciences in Oncology Center (PSOC) is a new research center led by the UMN Department of Biomedical Engineering. It is catalyzing and nucleating engineering-based oncology research in order to:
Better understand the physical mechanisms of cancer, and
Speed the development of new diagnostics and therapeutic strategies that improve patient outcomes.
The PSOC is funded by a five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute and is part of the 10 center Physical Sciences in Oncology Network.