Channing Der is an expert in the field of so-called RAS genes, which play an important role regarding the control of cancer cell growth. The oncologist, who holds a professorship at the University of Carolina in Chapel Hill, continues his research at the Institute of Pathology at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. The aim of Der's research project is to improve the treatment of tumor patients, establishing a more personalised and effective therapy.
More about Channing Der
Read Channing Der's contribution "The Elephant in the Room" about the cancer-causing RAS gene and disappointments in research in our series "Elephants & Butterflies - Science in a nutshell".