Microvesicles: what is the role of these small bubble-like vesicles in prostate cancer?

Speaker: Dr. Khalid Al-Nedawi 
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Watch this pre-recorded Expert Angle webinar hosted by Dr. Khalid Al-Nedawi. Microvesicles: what is the role of these small bubble-like vesicles in prostate cancer?

Learning points:

  • What are microvesicles?
  • Biogenesis of microvesicles
  • Role of microvesicles in cancer biology
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic potential of microvesicles 

Dr. Khalid Al-Nedawi Biography:

Dr. Khalid Al-Nedawi received his Ph. D. in Medical Biology and Biotechnology. He received a post-doctoral fellowship, and scientific adjunct position at the center for medical research at the Polish Academy of Science. He joined McGill University as a post-doctoral fellow and later as medical scientist and faculty lecturer. Currently, Dr Al-Nedawi is an assistant professor at McMaster University/Department of Medicine and a researcher at St Joseph’s healthcare, Hamilton Center for Kidney Research. His primary research interest is the mechanisms of intercellular interactions through exosomes/ microvesicles.
Dr. Al-Nedawi has been awarded two Movember Discovery Grants from Prostate Cancer Canada in 2013 and 2014. 

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