Speaker Profile

M.D., Assist. Prof., Dept. of Genomic Medicine & Dir. Microbiome Core, MD Anderson

Biography
Dr. Jenq is a practicing medical oncologist and his research efforts focus on studying the effects of the intestinal bacterial flora on outcomes following immune therapy for cancer, including hematopoietic cell transplantation and checkpoint blockade. Dr. Jenq received his medical training at Oregon Health and Science University, Duke, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2020 Silicon Valley


An increasing amount of evidence supports the connection between microbes and human diseases. In this ses-sion we investigate the association between the microbiome and cancer and explore the unique opportunities for novel medical applications.