This three-part webinar series, “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology”, will highlight trends in RNA-based biomarker development for precision oncology, ranging from the use of gene expression signatures in the development cancer therapies, to the development of RNA-based companion diagnostics, to novel applications for RNA-based biomarkers in cancer treatment. Part 1 is August 24th, with Parts 2 and 3 September 10th and October 8th.
Part 1 of the “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology” webinar series sponsored by GeneCentric Therapeutics, will discuss how gene expression signatures can accelerate (and rehabilitate) drug programs, define targeted patient populations, expand drug indications, and improve clinical success.
Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT
Speakers will detail a range of topics, including how expression-based subtyping can eclipse DNA targeted panel technologies in determining patient’s likely response to treatment; the use of clinical subtypes and custom response signatures to select the right therapy for the right patient to improve treatment responses; and the identification of new tumor types for therapies.
|Joel Parker of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will discuss the identification of diverse molecular phenotypes with RNA-seq, focusing on expressed mutations, immune phenotypes, and viral detection and quantification.|