Clark Chen

Director of Stereotactic and RadiosurgeryUniversity of California, San DiegoUnited States of America

Dr. Clark C. Chen received his B.S. from Stanford University in 1992, M.S. from Columbia University in 1993, and his M.D.-Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School in 2001. He completed his neurosurgery training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and subsequently completed independent fellowships in stereotactic neurosurgery and radiosurgery. Dr. Chen previously served as the director of Clinical Neuro-Oncology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center before his current role as the Director of Stereotactic and Radiosurgery and Co-Director of Surgical Neuro-Oncology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Chen’s research is directed at identifying alterations in DNA repair pathways as they relate to brain cancer therapy. Dr. Chen is the recipient of the Damon Runyon Fellowship Award, the James Kerr Award, American Brain Tumor Association Investigator Award, Paul Calabresi Scholar Award, Burroughs Wellcome Career Award, William Guy Forbeck Scholar Award, the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Award and the Kimmel Scholar Award.

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This book is intended for students and scientists working in the field of DNA repair, focusing on a number of topics ranging from DNA damaging agents and mechanistic insights to methods in DNA repair and insights into therapeutic strategies. These topics demonstrate how scientific ideas are developed, tested, dialogued, and matured as it is meant to discuss key concepts in DNA repair. The book should serve as a supplementary text in courses and seminars as well as a general reference for biologists with an interest in DNA repair.

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