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28Sep 2018

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Thesis defense Gerjon Ikink

Promotie Ikink (NKI)

Tomorrow Gerjon Ikink will defend his thesis on the discovery of genes involved in breast cancer. Genes called ERAS and IRS4 turn out to be responsible for breast tumor (HER2+) growth and resistance to commonly used targeted therapies. New drugs aiming to block this resistance mechanism are already being developed. Good luck tomorrow Gerjon!

When: Friday September 28th, 9:45 am 
Where: Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Thesis title: An Odyssey towards personalised medicine in breast cancer.

Read more about his thesis (Dutch).

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