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UCLA Health’s Dr. Beth Karlan turned to genetics to solve the cancer conundrum

UCLA Health Connect blog

Post Date:September 10, 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. Beth Karlan, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Beth Karlan, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, recognized early in her medical practice that the answer to the cancer conundrum hinged on a greater understanding of a patient’s genetics.

Now at the top of her field, working as the director of Cancer Population Genetics at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Karlan is expanding her genetic studies to include a multidisciplinary approach to fighting other cancers.

Click here to read the UCLA Health Connect blog.

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