Organizer: IRB BioMed Seminars
Date: Friday, 9th June at 12:00h
Place: Fèlix Serratosa, PCB
Speaker: Ross Cagan, Ph.D. - Regius Professor of Precision Medicine - Royal Society Wolfson Fellow - Scientific Director, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre - Director, McNab Centre for Cancer Innovation - Academic Lead, Strength in Places Living Laboratory - School of Cancer Sciences-University of Glasgow, UK. CAGAN Laboratory
Title: “A Fly Path to Network-Based Therapies”
Host: Dr Marco Milán - Group Leader IRB Barcelona - Development and Growth Control LAB - Mechanisms of Disease Programme.
Abstract: Cancer has a proven a difficult challenge, with current clinical success rates for new drugs among the lowest of all major diseases. I will discuss how we use a broadly integrated platform of flies, human organoids/assembloids, mice, and ‘chemical evolution/chemputer’ technologies to take a network approach towards personalised and precision medicine. I will update our progress on our fly-to-bedside clinical trial for solid tumours, our findings connecting genetic complexity to drug resistance, and our efforts to build a new generation of therapies for RASopathies.
IRB BioMed Seminars
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