How HPV Causes Cancer and Why it Still Matters
Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM PST - 2:00:00 PM PST
Dr. Angeletti will explain the biology of HPV and its infection; including how the virus replicates and how it hides from the immune system. He will then discuss the mechanism by which HPV causes cancer. He will then show evidence of different manifestations of HPV-related dysplasia, using examples from his research work in Tanzania and Zambia. He will then explain the rationale for adopting an effective public HPV vaccination strategy and provide evidence for efficacy of the current vaccine.
Duration: 2 hour(s)