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CCBIO Seminar – Mika Kontro

Welcome to the CCBIO seminar series in the spring term of 2024. Open to all in auditorium 4, BBB. No registration necessary. Speaker is Mika Kontro from the University of Helsinki, with the topic "Functional Screening for Precision Medicine Approaches in Acute Myeloid Leukemia."

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Speaker: Mika Kontro, Helsinki

Mika Kontro, MD, PhD is an adjunct professor and a consultant in clinical hematology at the Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center. Mika Kontro earned his PhD thesis, entitled “Individualizing therapy for acute leukemia”, in 2017.
He currently works as K. Albin Johannson Cancer Research Fellow (Finnish Cancer Institute) and as a group leader in FIMM. He has a strong background in running clinical trials and was selected at 2017 for European Hematology Association Clinical Research Training program (CRTH). Mika Kontro currently chairs the Finnish AML group and is a board member of the Nordic AML Group. Currently he leads a prospective multi-center AML trial VenEx utilizing ex-vivo drug sensitivity testing for individualized patient care.

Title: Functional Screening for Precision Medicine Approaches in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Host: Bjørn Tore Gjertsen
Where: Auditorium 4, BB-building
When: March 21, 2024 at 14.30-15.30

No registration necessary. 

Abstract: to be announced