Whitehead Founding Member Bob Weinberg featured on NPR and PBS

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“Robert Weinberg is a luminary in the world of cancer.” – Richard Harris, NPR

Whitehead Founding Member Bob Weinberg weighs in on the war on cancer on NPR’s series Living Cancer. 

The March 24th episode “Why the War on Cancer Hasn’t Been Won” features Bob’s thoughts on his decades-long research and how far we’ve come in understanding the underlying causes of cancer.  Read more and listen here >

Bob Weinberg featured in new Ken Burns/PBS film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”

Over the course of three nights this week, PBS will air the Ken Burns film “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same title by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Whitehead Founding Member Bob Weinberg was interviewed for the film and can be seen in this excerpt discussing his discovery of the first human oncogene>

The film will be shown on PBS stations at 9:00 p.m. on March 30, 31, and April 1.