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Tales of whales, dogs, and elephants… Why Elephants Don’t Get Cancer—And What That Means For Humans. LiFE consortium researcher Dr. Joshua Schiffman discusses his path from childhood cancer to his groundbreaking research on p53 and the Li-Fraumeni syndrome. (Newsweek: 10/08/2015)


JAMA: Potential Mechanisms for Cancer Resistance in Elephants and Comparative Cellular Response to DNA Damage in Humans. Published in The Journal of the American Medical Association and available to the public, is the original research article by Dr. Joshua D. Schiffman’s work with elephants, p53, and the Li-Fraumeni syndrome at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. (10/08/2015)

Dr. Joshua Schiffman of the University of Utah explains Li-Fraumeni syndrome. (August 2015)