JCCC Leaders in the Field Seminar featuring Dr. Melissa Davis
Talk title TBA
- Date: January 26, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Location: CHS 53-105
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, California 90095
NOTE: This is event is being held in-person.
Melissa B. Davis, PhD
Associate Professor of Development and Cell Biology
Scientific Director, International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer
Attending Scientist, Public Health Sciences - Henry Ford Health Systems
Weill Cornell Medicine
Dr. Melissa Davis' research is focused on the Intersection of race and ancestry and the influence of immunological differences in tumor biology; differences in tumor immune responses associated with African ancestry and therapeutic implications of these differences; disparities in COVID-19 health outcomes for African Americans; role of DARC in COVID-19 disease progression and mortality
Light lunch served.
Sponsored by the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Tumor Immunology research program.