EPL On The Edge

On The Edge is a speaker series featuring cutting-edge research presented by scholars and researchers from Edmonton's academic community. Presented by the University of Alberta's Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS), these sessions take place monthly at the Strathcona Library Branch. All are welcome to attend and explore the forefront of academic discovery with us!

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Tailoring Treatments: The Future of Cancer Care with Personalized Medicine

Imagine this: a cancer treatment tailor-made just for you, based on your unique genetic blueprint. Personalized therapy delves deep into your DNA to combat cancer with precision. At the heart of this approach are tiny molecules called siRNAs. These special molecules target the proteins that cancer cells rely on, halting their growth. Personalized cancer therapy goes beyond siRNAs. We'll explore other groundbreaking techniques that bring personalized treatments to life, envisioning a future where cancer therapy is precise and gentle on your body. Through examples and discussions, we'll uncover how these advanced methods work in real-life scenarios, highlighting how personalized therapy offers a more customized and compassionate approach to fighting cancer.

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. | Online (Zoom)

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Mohammad Nasrullah

About the Presenter

Meet Mohammad Nasrullah, a PhD candidate at the University of Alberta's Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. His work focuses on personalized therapy for blood cancer, using advanced genetic technologies. With a master’s degree in biochemistry, he has researched alternative liver cancer treatments and published 12 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Mohammad is also active in community outreach, sharing insights about cancer research.

Contact Us

Jay Friesen, Ph.D.
Educational Curriculum Developer
Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
Email: jayf@ualberta.ca