Cancer and Virtual Reality

Cancer and Virtual Reality

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 247 , Segment 4

Episode: A Year in Space, Dementia, Cancer and Virtual Reality

  • Mar 7, 2016 10:00 pm
  • 14:19 mins

Guest: Olivier Elemento, PhD, Specialist in Precision Medicine at the Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell  Virtual reality—seeing electronic images in an immersive 3D experience—is changing how we view movies and play video games, but cancer researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College think its uses go far beyond entertainment. They’ve developed a software that allows them to examine and manipulate 3-D models of DNA proteins to help pinpoint the exact location of cancer-causing mutations.

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