Speaker Profile

M.D., Personalized Hematology/Oncology of Wake Forest


Using Personalized Medicine to Cure Metastatic Cancer
Used fresh tissue biopsies placed in RNA-later, mRNA extraction for high purity RNA, Affymetrix gene chip produced; used Pathway Studio (Elsevier) to analyze GEP, which provides molecularly targeted drugs to block the predominant signal transduction pathways for an individual’s cancer — stage IV patients remain in clinical remission using this approach.