Dr. Karen Aboody, M.D. at TEDxAJU

Bringing a New Stem Cell Treatment to Cancer Patients

Dr. Aboody is an Associate Professor both in the Department of Neurosciences and Division of Neurosurgery at City of Hope.

Her research focuses on using stem cells to treat cancer, brain tumors in particular. She founded biotech company TheraBiologics, inc., which develops “cancer targeted drug delivery,” to use entrepreneurship as a means by which to overcome the barriers to scientific progress.