Srinagar July 29: Dr. Khalid Shah the Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA will deliver lecture on “Stem Cell therapies for Cancer: From Bench to Bedside” at SKIMS on 30th July at 4.30 PM.
According to SKIMS, Public Relations Officer, Dr. Khalid Shah, Kashmir born US scientist recently made headlines across world and back as he and his team discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.
Dr. Khalid who is also Principal Faculty at Harvard Stem Cell Institute in Boston have pioneered major developments in the stem cell therapy field, successfully developing experimental models to understand basic cancer biology and therapeutic stem cells for cancer. These studies have been published in a number of very high impact journals likeNature Neuroscience, PNAS, Nature Reviews Cancer, JNCI, Stem Cells and Lancet Oncology, validating the use of therapeutic stem cells alone and in combination with clinically approved drugs for cancer therapy. Dr. Khalid holds current positions on numerous councils, advisory and editorial boards in the fields of stem cell therapy and oncology. Recently, Dr. Khalid’s work has caught the attention in the public domain and as such it has been highlighted in the media worldwide including features on BBC and CNN.
2015 Kashmir Despatch