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Innate molecules in the inflammation and cancer

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Xuetao Cao, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and President, Peking Union Medical College
Professor and President
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences


Dr. Xuetao Cao is the current President of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.

Dr. Cao’s laboratory focuses on the understanding of innate signaling in immunity and inflammation, identification of cell subsets and new molecules in dendritic cell (DC)-initiated immune response and cancer immunotherapy. His group has identified important mediators and regulators of innate signaling, characterized immune subsets with regulatory function in immunity, inflammation and cancer.

Dr. Cao has won many awards in recognition of his scientific achievements and dedication to public services and China's medical research and education. He is widely recognized as a thought leader in promoting innovative and cross-disciplinary research at the national level and spearheads a number of initiatives. He is also proud to act as a bridge between China and the world on many occasions and has worked tirelessly to encourage international collaborations and enhance the global visibility of China's own research and development.

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