Romina Goldszmid, National Institutes of Health, USA
Talk Title: Is the right flavor of inflammation the key to successful cancer therapy?
Romina Goldszmid, PhD is an Earl Stadtman Investigator in the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research and an Adjunct Investigator in the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, USA. Dr. Goldszmid received her Ph.D working on dendritic cell-based vaccines for melanoma immunotherapy from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, part of which was performed as a visiting scholar in the laboratory of Dr. Ralph Steinman at the Rockefeller University, USA. She then trained in infectious diseases immunology as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Alan Sher at NIAID. After completing her postdoctoral training, Dr. Goldszmid returned to tumor immunology joining Dr. Giorgio Trinchieri's laboratory as a Staff Scientist at NCI. In 2015, she was appointed Earl Stadtman Investigator and head of the Inflammatory Cell Dynamics Section in CCR’s Cancer and Inflammation Program. Her research focuses on the role of the microbiome in various aspects of cancer and infectious diseases, with the ultimate goal of identifying new potential therapeutic interventions for both.
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