The Royal Children's Hospital
Stacie Wang currently works at the Children's Cancer Centre, The Royal Children's Hospital. Stacie is undertaking a PhD in immunotherapy and CAR-T therapy in brain tumor models. She also has an interest in fungal infection and infectious diseases in oncology. Her most recent publication is 'Towards Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors'.
The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Identifying New Cell Surface Targets for Immunotherapy Treatment of Poor Prognosis Pediatric Brain Tumors
Immunotherapy is a treatment strategy for patients that utilizes their own immune system to attack and remove cancer, and more research is needed to utilize such therapies for the treatment of pediatric brain cancers. Researchers will screen data provided by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas in an effort to identify possible immunotherapy targets.
All Brain Tumor Types
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma
A presumptive diagnosis of DIPG based on classic imaging features, in the absence of a histologic diagnosis, has been routinely employed. Increasingly however, histologic confirmation is obtained for both entry into research studies and molecular characterization of the tumor. New approaches with