LAU Study on Protein Therapeutics Published

By Luther J. Kanso

A study co-authored by Dr. Elias Akoury, Dr. Joseph Stephan and LAU Chemistry alumnus Christopher Saab (BS ’22) on protein therapeutics was published in the high-impact journal Scientific Reports on March 5, 2024. The research earned Dr. Akoury the Next Generation Investigator Award in 2023 for shedding light on the dynamics of high-order protein structures and highlighting the importance of understanding epigenetic roles in disease propagation, particularly in cancer.