Fabian Flipp

Fabian Filipp is an assistant professor of systems biology and cancer metabolism at UC Merced, whose focus is studying the metabolic cycle of melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

The UC Merced lab where Filipp works is focused upon early detection and new ways to treat cancer. In Filipp’s area of study, he’s examining cell metabolism and how to use it to treat cancer. Filipp grows melanocytes in the laboratory, studying the ways they behave and analyzing them.

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