Health & Science

KUHF Conversation: Dr. Ronald DePinho

This week Dr. Ronald DePinho starts work as the new president of the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He comes to Houston from Boston, where he directed a branch of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. DePinho is known for his work on the genetics of cancer and aging in mice — and his appointment confirms MD Anderson's decision to support more research on the basic molecular roots of cancer. KUHF Health Science and Technology reporter Carrie Feibel spoke with DePinho about the new approach.

For more information on the new president of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, visit DePinho’s bio Webpage.


Florian Martin

Florian Martin

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Florian Martin is currently the News 88.7 business reporter. Florian’s stories can frequently be heard on other public radio stations throughout Texas and on NPR nationwide. Some of them have earned him awards from Texas AP Broadcasters, the Houston Press Club, National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Public Radio...

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