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Wafik S. El-Deiry: Great to have Dr. Tao Zou visiting the Legorreta Cancer Center
Jun 14, 2024, 03:59

Wafik S. El-Deiry: Great to have Dr. Tao Zou visiting the Legorreta Cancer Center

Wafik S. El-Deiry shared a post on X:

“Great to have physician-scientist and thoracic medical oncologist Dr. Tao Zou visiting the Legorreta Cancer Center from
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital to speak about innate immune sensing pathways as cancer therapeutic targets.”

Source: Wafik S. El-Deiry/X

Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP, FRSM, is the Associate Dean for Oncologic Sciences at the Warren Alpert Medical School and Director of the Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University and Director of the Joint Program in Cancer Biology at Brown University and affiliated hospitals.Dr. El-Deiry discovered p21(WAF1) as a p53 target gene, cell cycle inhibitor, and tumor suppressor that explained the mammalian cell stress response. Dr. El-Deiry made important contributions in cell death signaling and our understanding of the sensitivity of tumors to chemotherapy. El-Deiry has more than 400 peer-reviewed publications and 5 edited books.