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Dr. Hirsch has been Professor of Medicine at UCCC since 1999 and Professor in Pathology since 2004.
12801 E. 17th Ave.L18-8119Aurora, CO 80045303-724-3883Fred.Hirsch@UCDenver.edu Aurora, Colorado 80045
ResearchDr. Hirsch has worked with clinical/ translational research in lung cancer for more than 25 years. His current interest is in biomarker developments for early detection, chemoprevention and treatment of lung cancer. He is also studying markers related to molecular targeted therapies in order to understand the mechanisms of action and resistance of these new therapies, and to be able to select the patients who will benefit from such treatment.
The biomarker studies relate to the development of molecular targeted therapies for chemoprevention and treatment of lung cancer including studies on lung cancer cell lines and tumor tissue from clinical cohorts. Within the last years focus has been on identifying biomarkers, which can be used to select lung cancer patients to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors and other EGFR inhibitors. Dr. Hirsch’s laboratory is currently studying biomarkers in multiple clinical trials performed in the US and Europe both in lung and head and neck cancer.
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4.27.10 Charles A. Dinarello, MD, presents Autoinflammatory Diseases are Different from Autoimmune Diseases as part of the Dean's Distinguished Seminar Series.
5.6&7.10 Register for the 2010 Annnual Health Disparities Equity Conference. The deadline for workshop proposals has been extended.
5.26.10 School of Medicine annual Alumni Reunion weekend hosts graduates from around the country.
6.20-26.10 The 57th annual Family Medicine Review at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park.
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