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Adjei To Give NCI Seminar, June 13

Dr. Alex A. Adjei
Dr. Alex A. Adjei

Dr. Alex A. Adjei will give the next lecture in the NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities’ Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Distinguished Scholars Seminars on Thursday, June 13, 1-2:30 p.m. at the NCI Shady Grove campus, Seminar Rm. 110. The title of his talk is “Successes and Challenges in Early Phase Drug Development for Cancer Therapy.”

Adjei is professor of oncology and pharmacology at the Mayo College of Medicine. He is also a consultant in medical oncology at the Mayo Clinic and director of the Early Cancer Therapeutics Program across all three Mayo sites. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.

Adjei has spent more than 30 years focused on evaluating mechanisms of drug action and synergistic drug combinations. He has applied his expertise in cancer pharmacology, pharmacogenomics and drug development to advancing the treatment of lung cancer. 

To register for the seminar via WebEx visit Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Victoria Coan at (240) 276-7659 and/or the Federal Relay Service (1-800-877-8339) at least two days before the meeting.

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