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Nathalie Heuzé-Vourc'h PhD Life Sciences

Course and current status

2005 to now     Associate Research Professor in INSERM U618 « Protéases et vectorisation pulmonaires » , Tours, France.  

 Scientific topic: lung cancer, respiratory diseases - pathogenesis, immuntherapy & aerosoltherapy

 

2004-2005       Post-graduate Researcher in IFR135 « Imagerie fonctionnelle », Tours, France. (Pr Patrice Diot)

Scientific topic: lung cancer - pathogenesis and proteolysis

 ARC (Association pour la Recherche contre le Cancer) fellowship

2003-2004       Post-graduate Researche  in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA, CA. (Dr Steven M. Dubinett)

Scientific topic : immunobiology of lung cancer

Career Development Grant de UCLA SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) in Lung Cancer

 

2002-2003         Junior Scientist Agensys Inc., Santa Monica, CA. (Dr Art Raitano) Scientific topic: immunotherapy in cancer. Monoclonal antibody

2001-2002       Post-graduate Researcher in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA, CA. (Dr Steven M. Dubinett)

Scientific topic: immunobiology of lung cancer. COX-2 pathway

Career Development Grant de UCLA SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence) in Lung Cancer

1997-2001      PhD student in INSERM EMI-U 0010, Tours, France. (Dr Y. Courty)

Scientific topic: protein marker of prostate cancer.

Fellowship from Région Centre (1997-2000) and ARC (2000 -2001)

Scientific summary

Key words:

- lung cancer and respiratory chronic diseases

- monoclonal antibody : delivery through the pulmonary route (aerosol), lung targeting, biodistribution, PK and PD

- pathogenesis of lung cancer: ECM remodeling, cell growth & differenciation, proteolysis, kallikrein-related peptidase

Skills:

- cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry of proteins, experimentation on animals, in vivo imaging

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