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Hasini Jayatilaka

6 Podcast Episodes

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Dr. Hasini Jayatilaka – Forbes 30 Under 30 Cancer Researcher and her amazing discovery on how to slow the spread of cancer cells

South Asian Stories

“Cancer is an extremely smart disease. It’s one of the reasons we’ve battled it for so long.” – Dr. Hasini Jayatilaka. Dr. Hasini Jayatilaka (@hasinijt) is an acclaimed cancer researcher, scientist, and TED speaker.  She grew up in Colombo, Sri Lanka and pursued her BS and PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. At 28, Hasini made it the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 under the science category for her extraordinary research work. She discovered a signaling pathway that controls how cancer cells spread through the body and a way to block that pathway (Watch her TED talk!). This has led to the development of new therapeutics currently moving through the pipeline aimed at targeting tumor growth and metastasis.  Hasini is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford studying childhood leukemia. In this conversation, we discuss: Hasini’s childhood growing up in Sri Lanka during a civil war The incredible story behind her ground-breaking research on cancer cells as a sophomore at Johns Hopkins The future of cancer therapy in the next 10-15 years Dealing with “The Impostor Syndrome” and believing in yourself Much, much more… You’re going to love this – I learned a TON! Please enjoy! Connect with Hasini Website Twitter Facebook Listen to the podcast! (And please leave a review if you enjoyed it!) The post Dr. Hasini Jayatilaka – Forbes 30 Under 30 Cancer Researcher and her amazing discovery on how to slow the spread of cancer cells appeared first on South Asian Stories.

1hr 3mins

14 Mar 2019

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암세포들이 소통하는 법과 그것을 늦추는 방법 | 하시니 자야틸라카(Hasini Jayatilaka)

TEDTalks 건강

암세포가 종양에 서로 긴밀하게 결합되어 있을 때, 그들은 서로 의사소통하고 몸 전체에 걸쳐 그들의 움직임을 조정할 수 있습니다. 우리가 이 과정을 방해할 수 있다면 어떨까요? 첨단 과학에 관한 이 접근하기 쉬운 이야기에서, 하시니 자야틸라카는 암세포가 소통하는 것을 막고 치명적인 확산 능력을 멈추기 위한 혁신적인 방법을 연구했습니다.

10mins

16 Aug 2018

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Como as células cancerígenas se comunicam: e como podemos contê-las | Hasini Jayatilaka

TEDTalks Saúde

Quando as células cancerígenas estão estreitamente unidas em um tumor, elas são capazes de se comunicar umas com as outras e coordenar seus movimentos dentro do nosso corpo. E se pudéssemos interromper esse processo? Em uma palestra acessível sobre uma ciência de vanguarda, Hasini Jayatilaka fala sobre o seu trabalho em um método inovador que interrompe a comunicação entre essas células e que impede a sua capacidade fatal de se espalharem.

10mins

16 Aug 2018

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How cancer cells communicate -- and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka

TED Health

When cancer cells are closely packed together in a tumor, they're able to communicate with each other and coordinate their movement throughout the body. What if we could interrupt this process? In this accessible talk about cutting-edge science, Hasini Jayatilaka shares her work on an innovative method to stop cancer cells from communicating -- and halt their fatal ability to spread.

10mins

16 Aug 2018

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Comment les cellules cancéreuses communiquent, et comment nous pouvons les ralentir | Hasini Jayatilaka

TEDTalks Santé

Lorsque les cellules cancéreuses sont rassemblées en une tumeur, elles sont capables de communiquer entre elles et de coordonner leurs mouvements à travers le corps. Que se passerait-il si nous pouvions interrompre ce processus ? Dans ce talk accessible au sujet d'une science avant-gardiste, Hasini Jayatilaka partage son travail sur une méthode innovante pour arrêter la communication cellulaire entre les cellules cancéreuses et ainsi mettre fin à leur expansion.

10mins

16 Aug 2018

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Cómo se comunican las células cancerosas, y cómo se puede retrasar su propagación | Hasini Jayatilaka

TEDTalks Salud

Cuando las células cancerosas se agrupan dentro del tumor, pueden comunicarse entre sí y coordinar sus movimientos por todo el cuerpo. Pero ¿cómo podríamos interrumpir ese proceso? Hasini Jayatilaka habla de la ciencia de vanguardia en esta accesible charla en la que comparte su trabajo sobre un innovador método para detener la comunicación entre las células cancerosas e impedirles la capacidad de propagarse.

10mins

16 Aug 2018