Dr. Janet S. Rader Co-Authors of Integrated Genomic Analyses of Ovarian Carcinoma

Dr. Janet S. Rader Co-Authors of Integrated Genomic Analyses of Ovarian Carcinoma

Nature - June 2011Janet Rader, MD, Chairman and the Jack A. & Elaine D. Klieger Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is one of the study authors of a paper in the June 30 issue of the journal Nature that analyzes the genetic makeup of ovarian cancer tumors.

The international group of scientists found that the gene TP53 is mutated in 96 percent of the tumors. The gene sequencing was carried out by The Cancer Genome Atlas, a federally funded network of medical centers.

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