Ben Ebert is a physician and scientist focusing on the biology of leukemia and genetic mutations that cause cancers. He delivered his Shannon Luminary Lecture entitled "The future of cancer prevention" on Thursday, May 17th. Ebert directs research at the frontier of cancer prevention, developing new ways to identify cellular mutations for early detection of pre-cancers. Ebert is co-director of the cancer program at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chair of Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and a Hematologist/Oncologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
In this video, Dr. Ben Ebert and Marcus Weldon discuss cancer causing genetic mutations and how AI and machine learning can help with therapies and research:
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