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February 1, 2018

Women's Cancer Research Center WIP Meeting

Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Magee-Womens Research Institute, First Floor Conference Room

Event Type: Professional Event
Speaker: Min Yu, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Understanding breast cancer metastasis using patient-derived circulating tumor cells

The Yu lab is interested in identifying the cancer stem cells from circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and developing new therapeutic approaches for targeting the metastatic tumor initiating cells. [Yu M et al. Ex vivo culture of circulating breast tumor cells for individualized testing of drug susceptibility. Science. 2014 Jul 11;345(6193):216-20. PMID: 25013076. Yu M et al. Circulating breast tumor cells exhibit dynamic changes in epithelial and mesenchymal composition. Science. 2013 Feb 1;339(6119):580-4. PMID: 23372014. Yu M et al. RNA sequencing of pancreatic circulating tumour cells implicates WNT signalling in metastasis. Nature. 2012 Jul 26;487(7408):510-3. PMID: 22763454.]

URL: http://upci.upmc.edu/pdf/events/WCRC-WIP_20180201_Yu.pdf