Interview with Dr. Allan Balmain

Dr. Allan Balmain at his office

Barbara Bass Bakar Distinguished professorship in Cancer Genetics

Co-Leader, Cancer Genetics Program

Director, Genome Analysis Core Facility

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Balmain studies the step-wise fashion in which cancer develops.  By looking at cancer development he works to identify genes that help cancer to develop or prevent cancer.  In this interview he talks with us about his research and the use of animal models to study  human disease.