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JCCC Research Seminar featuring Dr. Frank Pajonk

Talk title TBA

Presented by
Frank Pajonk, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Faculty Member, UCLA Biomedical Physics Interdepartmental Graduate Program
Faculty Member, UCLA Molecular Toxicology Graduate Program

Dr. Frank Pajonk’s research is focused on proteasomes, cancer stem cells and radiation. His lab was the first to identify proteasomes as radiation targets and he co-pioneered the use of proteasome inhibitors like bortezomib in cancer treatment. More recently his lab was the first to describe the radiation resistance of breast cancer stem cells and the underlying mechanisms. Currently his lab explores novel ways to detect and target cancer stem cell in breast cancer, prostate cancer, and glioblastoma.

Light lunch served

Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

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