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Huang-Ge Zhang, DVM, PhD

Huang-Ge Zhang, DVM, PhD

Exosomes as an Emerging Target in Cancer Progression and a Nanovector for Cancer Therapy

When

September 16, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Who

Huang-Ge Zhang, DVM, PhD

Professor and Founders’ Chair in Cancer Research, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Director of the Chemoprevention Program, University of Louisville

Where

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R3012
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

Dr. Zhang will discuss the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie tumor exosome-mediated immune suppression through induction of myeloid suppressor cells in a TLR-dependent manner. He will also describe his progress toward developing an edible plant-derived nanovector as a drug/miRNA delivery vehicle for targeting inflammatory (microglia) and tumor cells in mice, including in brain tumors.

About the Speaker:

Huang-Ge Zhang, DVM, PhD, is a professor and Founders' Chair in cancer research at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville. He is also the director of the Chemoprevention Program.

Additional Details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2013, or send an e-mail.

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