Session 9: Cancer Precision Medicine
Ben George, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the William F. Stapp Endowed Chair in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Dr. George is a GI medical oncologist with a research and clinical focus on Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. He is the Associate Director of Cancer Genomics and Precision Medicine at the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin and serves as the Director of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials program.
- This course will give an overview of Cancer Precision Medicine and Precision Therapeutics in healthcare today.
- Develop a broad understanding of cancer therapy targets in the somatic and germline genome.
- Recognize the differential functional and therapeutic significance of genomic alterations in a context dependent fashion.
- Appreciate the relevance of spatiotemporal heterogeneity and clonal evolution as it pertains to targeted therapy in cancer.