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TBSI Greater Bay Area Intellectual Forum Lecture 54丨Research Seminar【Nanshan i-Park】

  1. 报告主题:Development of Novel Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer
  2. 报告人:Dr. Tao ZHU
  3. 主持:

Notice: This lecture is a research seminar for credit.

Time

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September 27th, Tursday, 2018  1:30-2:30 p.m.


Abstract

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Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in China. Targeted therapies for breast cancer was among the leading cancer strategy for disease diagnosis and treatment that considers individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle. Historically, breast cancer has been treated according to biomarkers such as estrogen receptor and HER2 status. Treatment based on these markers have generated the world-renowned milestones for targeted therapies. More and more novel targets including both proteins and RNAs have been investigated extensively, and some of them are on the way to be clinically available to date.



Speaker's Bio

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Dr. Tao Zhu became the Professor of University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and Principal Investigator at the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale under the scheme of “Hundred-Talent” of Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2007. Emphasis in his laboratory has focused on the  development of cancer secreted growth factors and ncRNAs as the potential targets of novel cancer therapeutics. Dr. Zhu is co-author of over 90 peer-reviewed publications. His latest focus has produced more than 40 correspondence author work in Cell Res, Nature Commun, PNAS, Cancer Res as well as a few intellectual properties of potential enormous utility and value. His work received more than 4000 citations and h-index=40. He is an editorial board member of a number of international journals and 7 national or international granting agencies. He also served as consultant for a few of international pharmaceutical companies, focused on development of therapeutics to novel cancer target molecules.


Registration

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Professors and students of TBSI are welcome to attend. The lecture is also open to the public. For off-campus personnel, please scan the QR code and and fill in your information (name, company, contact number, ID number). The language of the lecture is English.