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Research 411 Talk Show: Correcting Cancer Using Targeted Genetic Therapies

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 3pm to 4pm

Virtual Event

Wednesday, June 15 3:00 - 4:00 PM CST

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Learn about #UTDResearchImpact through outstanding faculty research sharing best practices during this interactive talk show!

Dr. Heather Hayenga joins the Office of Research and Innovation to discuss the need for systemic therapy to treat hemangiopericytoma (HPC), a rare nonhereditary brain tumor caused by an environmental fusion of two genes. She and her colleagues in the Vascular Mechanobiology Laboratory at UT Dallas are working to improve cancer therapies and delivery using genome editing, potential drug targets, and gene-targeted therapies to treat HPC brain tumors. Be our guest at this #UTDResearchImpact event!

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Virtual Event

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, Office of Research and Innovation
Tiffany Willoughby

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