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Increasingly Critical Role of Predictive Biomarkers in Cancer Immunotherapy

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Chief Medical Officer at nanoString Technologies, Dr Alessandra Cesano, brings to light the increasingly critical role of predictive biomarkers in cancer immunotherapy, originally presented during the translational science and new technologies session from 2017’s Immuno-Oncology 360° conference.

Save the date for the 4th annual IO360° conference, taking place February 7-9, 2018 in New York City.

About Dr Cesano:
Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD has served as CMO at nanoString since July 2015. Prior to joining the company, Dr Cesano was Chief Medical Officer at Cleave Biosciences, Inc. From 2008 to 2014, she served as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operations Officer at Nodality, Inc, where she built and led the R&D groups, while providing the overall clinical vision for the organization. In addition, Dr Cesano has held various management positions at Amgen, Biogen Idec and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, where she helped to advance various oncology drugs through late stage development and FDA approvals. Dr Cesano spent 12 years researching tumor immunology, including nine years at the Wistar Institute, an NCI Basic Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds membership in several professional and scientific societies, and has been an author on over 100 research publications.