Lurie Cancer Center Member
Elizabeth J Perlman, MD
Professor, Pathology; Feinberg School of Medicine
Translational Research in Solid Tumors
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Cancer Focused Research:
Dr. Elizabeth Perlman is a clinician scientist whose predominant clinical role is to serve as the central pathology reviewer for the Children’s Oncology Group Renal Tumor Committee. In this capacity she reviews all pediatric renal tumors registered on COG protocols in the United States. In connection with this role, her laboratory research focuses on the large-scale gene expression, copy number, and sequencing analysis of pediatric renal tumors. The overall goals of these studies are to identify diagnostic classifiers, predictors of relapse, and potential therapeutic targets.