More than two dozen investigators from Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) will be part of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Meeting II, which will take place online, June 22-24, 2020. The program is the second installment of AACR's Annual Meeting and will highlight the latest cancer research discoveries through both on-demand and scheduled streaming content.
Winship investigators will be featured in all three days of the meeting, from the opening day e-posters to other key scientific sessions and symposia.
Of special note:
- On June 22, Ajay K. Nooka, MD, MPH will speak at a symposium on Under-representation in Clinical Trials and the Implications for Drug Development.
- On June 23, R. Donald Harvey, PharmD will be a panelist in a session on Engaging the Oncology Community to Advance Regulatory Science – FDA's Project Renewal and Project Socrates.
- On June 24, David S. Yu, MD, PhD will chair an educational session on radiobiology, during which he will also present research on exploiting DNA repair to improve radiation therapy.
Chaoyun Pan, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Sumin Kang, PhD, will be recognized for receiving the 2019 AACR Anna D. Barker Basic Cancer Research Fellowship. The one-year, $50,000 fellowship supports his study, "The role of kinase-mediated inositol metabolism in chemotherapy resistance."
The leadership and planning of this year's annual meeting included Winship Deputy Director Suresh Ramalingam, MD, who served as a member of the AACR Annual Meeting Clinical Trials Committee. The meeting is open to all and there is no cost to register. The full rundown of Winship participants in the AACR Virtual Meeting II is below.