Session date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD

Professor, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program, The Wistar Institute

Scientific Director, The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Dr. Chi Van Dang is scientific director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and professor at The Wistar Institute. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.  Dr. Dang defined the function of MYC, and his laboratory illuminated the first mechanistic link between the MYC cancer gene and cellular energy metabolism, contributing to the concept that that genetic alterations in cancers re-program fuel utilization by tumors and render cancers addicted to certain fuel sources and susceptible to metabolic interventions.

Location: 
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 South 10th Street
Conference Room 101
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Session Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance

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