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The Jaiswal lab at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, has lots of exciting ongoing research, focusing on somatic mutations and how they contribute to the development of cancer and other age-associated diseases. Here, Siddhartha Jaiswal, MD, PhD, discusses some of this work, and gives us an update on an upcoming paper. This interview took place at the International Symposium on Acute Leukemias (ISAL) 2019, held in Munich, Germany.



PLMI President Dr. Jeffrey Bland is very excited about this year's Thought Leaders Consortium and he is making time to share his thoughts about each speaker on the program. In this video he discusses Siddhartha Jaiswal, PhD, MD who is a recent faculty recruit to Stanford School of Medicine. (2018)



Clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential (or CHIP) increases mortality and coronary heart disease. Could CHIP also cause atherosclerosis? New research findings are summarized in a short video. (2017)


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