Dr. Karlan is a leader in the field of research on early detection of ovarian cancer. She has received research grants from the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Institute. Her research interests include the genetic definition and phenotypic determinants of human ovarian carcinomas, molecular biomarker discovery and inherited cancer susceptibility. This year, she is our winner of the Rosalind Franklin Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Award due to her commitment to innovative ovarian cancer research.
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