JKTG Foundation Symposium

Topic: JKTG Foundation Symposium: Moving Breast Cancer Treatments FORWARD

Description: Focusing on immune cells and metastasis

Time: Oct 28, 2021, 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Lisa M. Coussens, Ph.D.

@Oregon Health and Sciences University

KEYNOTE | Dr. Coussens is this year’s Jayne Koskinas Annual Keynote Speaker. She is the Chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology, and Associate Director for Basic Research in the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) and holds the Hildegard Lamfrom Endowed Chair in Basic Science.

Robert Ivkov, Ph.D., M.Sc.

@Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

PANELIST | Dr. Ivkov is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences and Oncology. The JKTG Foundation is proud to have been part of his groundbreaking research that applies atomic and molecular structure and motion of materials to cancer research.

Paul Macklin, Ph.D.

@Indiana University

PANELIST | Dr. Macklin is a mathematician and an Associate Professor of Intelligent Systems Engineering and the JKTG Foundation supported his PhysiCell project as well as recent COVID-19 application of this phenomenal, collaborative simulation framework.

Daniele M. Gilkes, Ph.D.

@Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

PANELIST | Dr. Gilkes is an Assistant Professor of Oncology whose research aims to fully comprehend the impact that hypoxia can have in breast cancer patient outcome. The JKTG Foundation is excited to support her work, specifically the role organs may play in the development of metastasis and understanding how cells survive and spread.

Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis
Foundation for Health and Policy

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Highland, Maryland 20777

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