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Single-Cell Genomics Unmask Melanoma's Secrets

Please join me for a 12-minute interview with medical oncologist Dr. Benjamin Izar, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and the author of a recent study published in the journal Cell. Dr. Izar applied single-cell genomics to learn more about melanoma cells that metastasize to the brain and compared them to melanoma cells that metastasize to other parts of the body. He discovered that melanoma brain metastases are genetically different with more large chromosomal aberrations compared to metastases outside the brain. He also learned that melanoma cells that metastasize are phenotypically different with an upregulated NCAM1 gene.

To learn more about his work and how these discoveries may help treat patients with melanoma, please tune in to our interview on!

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