Targeting the Epigenetic Machinery to Modulate Anti-tumor Immunity
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Dr. Goswami obtained her medical degree from the Gauhati Medical College in Assam, India, and PhD in Immunology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, USA. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA, and Medical Oncology Fellowship from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. Dr. Goswami has published numerous original research articles and reviews in high-impact journals such as Nature Medicine, Nature Immunology, Science, Nature Reviews Immunology, and Science Translational Medicine which enabled development of novel combination immunotherapy to treat cancer patients. Her clinic is focused on treating patients with renal cell carcinoma and urothelial carcinoma and her laboratory work in the Department of Immunology focuses on understanding the cellular state and plasticity of the tumor-immune ecosystem and its role in determining response to immune checkpoint therapy. Dr. Goswami has designed multiple investigator-initiated clinical trials based on her pre-clinical data and currently leading them as a principal investigator. Recently, Dr. Goswami was elected to be a part of the “Extended Leadership Team” for the B reak Through Cancer (BTC) Glioblastoma (GBM) team, a research alliance between The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, and 2 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. As a part of this multi-disciplinary alliance, Dr. Goswami will lead the discovery science work delineating myeloid cell biology to explore therapeutic avenues in GBM. Dr.
Goswami received numerous awards including the Andrew Sabin Award in 2021 for high risk-high impact research for emerging leaders.
Date: 24 May 2024, 13:00 (Friday, 5th week, Trinity 2024)
Venue: Seminar Room, NDM Research Building, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, OX3 7FZ
Speaker: Professor Sangeeta Goswami (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas)
Organising department: Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
Organiser: Karen Poxon (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Eileen Parkes (Group Leader, Innate Tumour Immunology. Department of Oncology, University of Oxford)
Part of: CIO Seminar Series
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Karen Poxon