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TBSI Greater Bay Area Intellectual Forum Lecture 82丨Postdoc Seminar【University town】

  1. 报告主题:Specific BAD Phosphorylation Inhibitor Combined with EGFR Inhibitors Effects in Adenocarcinoma of non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  2. 报告人:Dr. Xi Zhang
  3. 主持:

Notice: This lecture is a research seminar for credit.


Time

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January 10th, Thursday, 2019 15:00 – 16:00 p.m.


Abstract

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Targeting the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) either alone or in combination with chemotherapy is effective for adenocarcinomatous non-small cell lung cancer patients in advanced stages with/without relapse or recurrence. However, not all of patients are sensitive to anti-EGFR therapy and even the best cases finally become refractory to this therapy. Therefore, discovery of a new combination strategies and novel mechanisms that contribute to both primary and acquired anti-EGFR therapy resistance to overcome or reverse this resistance is imperative. In this talk, Dr. Xi Zhang will characterize the anti-cancer efficacy of specific BAD phosphorylation inhibitor---NPB, and analyze the synergistic rationalities of combination strategies.



Speaker's Bio

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Xi Zhang, received her Ph.D. degree in Medicine from University of Munich (LMU), Germany, in 2018. Afterwards Dr. Xi Zhang joined Postdoctoral in the Precision Medicine and Healthcare Research Center, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, supervised by Prof. Peter E. Lobie. She has exceptionally experienced and proficient in her specialized area, including gynaecology, tumor biology, chemoprevention of cancer and inflammation-related diseases, and target therapy.


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.