2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual
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Cancer Gene Therapy Using Nanoparticle Vectors

Jack A. Roth

Jack A. Roth

Professor and Chairman Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Bud S. Johnson Clinica
Chair, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology
Director, W.M. Keck Cancer Center for Cancer Gene Therapy
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Jack A. Roth was born in LaPorte, Indiana. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and received his MD degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He was a surgical intern and resident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He went on to the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences to complete his Postgraduate Research Fellowship, and completed residencies in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Roth is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery. After completing his residency, Dr. Roth became head of the Thoracic Oncology Section of the Surgery Branch of the National Cancer Institute. In 1986 Dr. Roth became Professor and Chairman of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. He holds the Bud S. Johnson Clinical Chair and is a Professor of Tumor Biology. He is a member of 29 national and international professional associations including the Society of University Surgeons, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, and the American Surgical Association. He also serves on 14 editorial boards of major clinical and scientific journals including the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the Journal of Molecular Medicine, Clinical Cancer Research, and Cancer Gene Therapy.

Speaking in the special symposium on Nanotechnology for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment.


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