Fruit Fly Avatars of your Cancer - See What Works

Target: Cancer Podcast

Feb 15 2023 • 38 mins

In this episode, we talk with Laura Towart, Founder & CEO of Vivian Therapeutics, a company that revolutionizes cancer treatment by personalizing it to each patient's unique tumor using an army of 500,000 fruit fly avatars. They use a patient's genes against all FDA-approved drugs to identify the drug combinations for people with advanced cancer. We also learn about their tool, TuMatch, which can quickly find treatments for colorectal cancer patients.

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