Seminal discoveries, seismic changes
Annual Report - Winter 2014
“We imagine that we can use the connectivity of today’s society to transform the health care model from one that focuses on providers to a more effective one that focuses on patients.”
Imagine if oncologists around the world had access to the expertise of MD Anderson’s physicians. The standard of cancer care would be greatly improved, and lives would be saved.
Historically, research and patient care have been kept separate or “siloed.” Guillermo Garcia-Manero wants to change that.
When Mary Cates was told she had cancer, she didn’t flinch . . . either time.
Jho Low learned firsthand about the importance of access to MD Anderson's cancer expertise. Now he's helping fund a health care revolution.
Cancer is a genomic disease, and Harshad Mahadeshwar’s job is to decode its weaknesses.
If patient can't come to MD Anderson, can we take MD Anderson to them? By combining science, engineering and medicine, and by making use of advances in technologies, MD Anderson can share its knowledge base and bridge the gap in treatment. The MD Anderson Oncology Expert Advisor™, powered by IBM Watson, can help do that.
MD Anderson system is bolstered by Graduate Medical Education’s homegrown experts
It turns out that two heads really are better than one. In a year’s time, a pair of deans have teamed up to make the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences even better.