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UCLA researcher uses big data to help optimize cancer treatment. How can datasets help reveal new ways to treat cancer? UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center's Paul Boutros shares how his lab is working in collaboration with research centers around the world to use big data to help develop new ways to fight this disease. Watch Video >
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UCLA Researcher uses family history as a motivator. A surgeon and scientist with the mission to differentiate between aggressive prostate cancers that can cause lethal disease and those that may be more indolent and do not require treatment. Prostate cancer affects 1 in 7 men in the United States each year and kills 27,000 men each year. Isla Garraway shares the mission of her research to identify cells that will cause lethal disease. Watch Video >
Andrew Goldstein’s research goal is to uncover the cellular and molecular changes that initiate prostate cancer, causing cancer progression and resistance to treatment. In this video, he discusses how his lab uses normal human prostate tissue samples to study the factors that determine if prostate tumors will be fast- or slow-growing. He hopes this information will help doctors predict if tumors will be fast-growing so that they and their patients can make more informed treatment decisions. Watch Video >
Dr. Owen Witte, director of UCLA's Broad Stem Cell Research Center and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, discusses cutting edge research and new developments in the life sciences. Watch Video >