November Big Ten CRC Grand Rounds

The University of Illinois Cancer Center is hosting the November Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (CRC) Grand Rounds.

The November 14 event, “Innovations and Inequities: Advancing Cancer Research Through Clinical Trials and Biomarker Discovery,” will be held via Zoom and feature Cancer Center members Ryan Nguyen, DO, and Yu (Tom) Gao, PhD.

Photo of Ryan Nguyen, DO

Their talks will describe the current state of enrollment in registration trials leading to FDA approvals and the use of biomarker discovery that provides insights into disease progression, drug resistance and prognosis. Nguyen is part of the Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control research program and Gao is part of the Translational Oncology research program.


Join November 14 Grand Rounds

The hourlong event starts at 10 a.m. CT. Here is the link to Join Zoom Meeting. The meeting ID is 831 6890 2326 and te passcode is aPL8GU73.

Big Ten CRC Grand Rounds are monthly educational events hosted live by member institutions for faculty investigators, scientists, fellows, residents, medical students and clinical research staff. The goal of Big Ten CRC Grand Rounds is to expand awareness, dialogue, and opportunities for collaboration between our member institutions.

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