Isaiah Fidler, DVM, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 26, 2011
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Major Topics Covered:
- Personal and educational background
- The “seed and soil” theory; theory of cancer as a regulated, predictable process
- The practice of basic and translational research
Chapter 01: From Veterinary Medicine to Cancer Research
Chapter 02: A New World of Research at University of Pennsylvania: Focusing a Research Career
Chapter 03: Metastasis: A Regulated Process
Chapter 04: Reflections on Research; Becoming a Citizen; Influences: Words of Wisdom
The Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas Cancer Center
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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History
Fidler, Isaiah J. DVM, PhD and Rosolowski, Tacey A. PhD, "Isaiah Fidler, DVM, PhD, Oral History Interview, September 26, 2011" (2011). Interview Sessions. 129.
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About the Interview Subject:
Dr. Isaiah J. Fidler (b. Jerusalem, Israel, 1936) was recruited to MD Anderson in 1983 to establish the Metastasis Research Laboratory. He is the Director of the Metastasis Research Laboratory in the Dept of Cancer Biology. He is a Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.