The All Turtles Podcast Episode 62: The future of cancer research with Dr. Arun Wiita

Dr. Arun Wiita’s lab at UCSF uses emerging technologies to discover new treatments for blood cancers. Today on the podcast, he shares his insights on the future of cancer research, including why he thinks the next big advancement will involve modifying DNA as a way to improve early detection. Machine learning is starting to play a bigger role in the interpretation of the vast data sets of DNA sequences, but hear why Dr. Wiita says that “AI-aha” moments are still a bit of myth in his line of work. 

Show notes

Conversation with Arun Wiita (0:43)

Dr. Arun Wiita is an Associate Professor at UCSF.

Dr. Wiita’s lab at UCSF is working on discovering new targets to treat blood cancers. 

 

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