WASHINGTON (April 13, 2018) — Researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center will be participating at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting held April 14-18, 2018 in Chicago. At the meeting, Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, director of the GW Cancer Center, will speak at the AACR-MICR Distinguished Lectureship on "Finding a niche to develop a Translational Program: Mantle cell lymphoma as a model for translational science." Post-meeting, he will also begin his role as a new member of the AACR Science Policy and Government Affairs Committee.
GW Cancer Center researchers Cath Bollard, MD, and Kieron Dunleavy, MD, will also be presenting. Bollard will chair Session ED45, "New insights into the biology and treatment of virus-associated malignancies" and present, "Virus directed T cell therapies for virus-associated cancers." Dunleavy will also present during Session ED45 on "Recent advances in the biology and management of EBV-associated lymphomas." Jie Chen, PhD from Sotomayor's laboratory will be presenting in Session 4967, on "HDAC11 function as a transcriptional regulator in immature myeloid cells to myeloid-derived suppressor cells transition."
The GW Cancer Center
The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center is a collaboration of the George Washington University, the GW Hospital and the GW Medical Faculty Associates to expand GW’s efforts in the fight against cancer. The GW Cancer Center also incorporates all existing cancer-related activities at GW, with a vision to create a cancer-free world through groundbreaking research, innovative education and equitable care for all. Learn more about the GW Cancer Center at gwcancercenter.org.