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Duration
1 hour
Location
Virtual Grand Rounds
Speaker
Satya (Nanu) Das MD, MSCI
Speaker credentials
Dr. Das is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine Division of Hematology/Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). His research interests are in the realm of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, with a focus on neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), and drug development. They specifically focus upon designing early phase studies to take advantage of salvage DNA repair pathway dependence in DNA damage response (DDR) deficient tumors and to overcome the immunosuppressive tumor microenvironment in refractory tumors through immunotherapy combinations. He is the national principal investigator of several DDR focused studies in gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma, small cell lung cancer, extra-pulmonary neuroendocrine carcinoma and pancreatic adenocarcinoma and is involved with multiple other national and international NET studies . He is the lead of the NET program at VICC and is the medical oncology lead for the peptide receptor radionuclide therapy program. His background in drug development and translational science stems from completing the Master's in Clinical Investigation Program (MSCI) program at Vanderbilt University and completing an early-phase externship at the Investigational Drug Branch (IDB) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Therapeutics Evaluation Program (CTEP).Clinically, he focuses on caring for patients with advanced GI malignancies, and particularly for patients with NETs.
Credit Hours
1
Event Requires Registration?
No
Event Status
No
Who Should Attend
The Medicine Community
Has Lunch?
No
Has Refreshments?
No
Allow Guest?
Yes
Show on main calendar?
Yes