More than 30 years after the publication of Folkman's seminal paper, angiogenesis inhibitors and stimulators are becoming powerful new weapons in the armamentarium against cancer. They also have demonstrated great promise in treating a host of other illnesses, including heart disease, eye diseases, and even obesity. Click the appropriate link at left to learn more about the applications of angiogenesis research to the treatment of each disease.
In 2001 a documentary of the bench-to-bedside odyssey of angiogenesis research aired on the PBS series NOVA. It can be viewed by clicking the link in the left navigation.