Chetan Bettegowda, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins University

Chetan Bettegowda is currently the Jennison and Novak Families Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Neurosurgery. His clinical focus is on the surgical management of brain tumors, while studying the molecular events that cause them to arise in the laboratory.  In particular, his current research is focused on translating our genetic understanding of tumors for diagnostic benefit.  As Medical Director of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics, his efforts have focused on the applications of cell free tumor derived DNA for the early detection and monitoring of a myriad of cancers. 


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