The Pink Fund Facebook Live Series – Evelyn M. Jiagge, PhD

Date 04/19/2021
Time 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Addressing healthcare inequality through science. By comparing triple-negative breast cancers in African Americans to Ghanaian tumors, because of the shared ancestry through the transatlantic slave trade, we have identified immune markers that might regulate aggressive breast cancers in blacks and may serve as drug targets.

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04/19/2021 5:30 pm 6:00 pm America/Detroit The Pink Fund Facebook Live Series – Evelyn M. Jiagge, PhD

Addressing healthcare inequality through science. By comparing triple-negative breast cancers in African Americans to Ghanaian tumors, because of the shared ancestry through the transatlantic slave trade, we have identified immune markers that might regulate aggressive breast cancers in blacks and may serve as drug targets.

Series brought to you by Ford Warriors in Pink

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