Training Program in Translational Research 3rd Annual Retreat

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Thursday, November 14, 2019


1:30pm - 5:00pm


BSRB Kahn Auditorium


NIH/NIGMS T32 Training Program in Translational Research

3rd Annual TPTR Retreat
Thursday, November 14, 2019; 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm; BSRB Kahn Auditorium

This retreat will highlight the translational research that is being performed by T32 trainees joined by students who are part of the Translational Research Education Certificate (TREC) program and a keynote lecture at 2:00 pm.

We are delighted to welcome Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP as the Keynote speaker of the TPTR retreat.

Dr. El-Deiry is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, and Mencoff Family University Professor at Brown University; Associate Dean for Oncologic Sciences at the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Director of the Joint Program in Cancer Biology at Brown University.

Dr. El-Deiry’s scientific research has been focused on unraveling tumor suppressor p53 and cell death ligand TRAIL-mediated cell death pathways involved in tumor suppression, and cancer therapeutic responses. Dr. El-Deiry conducts translational drug discovery and development research and has taken small molecules from his lab into human clinical trials for patients with cancer.