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Theresa Zhang's Biography

Theresa Zhang, Vice President, Research Services, Personal Genome Diagnostics

Dr. Zhang joined PGDx from Merck Research Laboratories, where she held positions of increasing responsibility for predictive biomarker identification and clinical implementation for oncology compounds for over a decade. During her tenure at Merck, Dr. Zhang oversaw the development of specially designed CLIA assays for use in cancer clinical trials and advanced a number of candidate biomarkers for clinical validation. She also managed multiple external collaborations. Dr. Zhang received BS degrees from Peking University and Bridgewater College and a PhD from the University of Virginia. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in bioinformatics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories. Dr. Zhang is a co-author of numerous scientific publications and a frequent presenter at scientific meetings.

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Current Applications of Circulating Tumor DNA Analysis

Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at 17:00

Add to Calendar ▼2014-10-28 17:00:002014-10-28 18:00:00Europe/LondonCurrent Applications of Circulating Tumor DNA

Recent technology advances have expanded our abilities to detect circulating tumor DNA from plasma of cancer patients, enabling a wide range of applications including identification of genetic determinants for targeted therapy, evaluation of early treatment response, monitoring of minimal residual disease and assessment of evolution of resistance in real time.  This talk will discuss novel applications of ctDNA analysis in clinical and pharmaceutical research settings and highlight the major challenges encountered.

Add to Calendar ▼2014-10-27 00:00:002014-10-28 00:00:00Europe/LondonBiofluid