University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Dr Katja Kiseljak-Vassiliades is an Assistant Professor in the division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora CO. Dr. Kiseljak-Vassiliades’ research interests are in endocrine neoplasia. She led a project to understand the differences in growth hormone pituitary tumors, specifically in their aggressiveness, recurrence rates and variable response to medical therapies. Recently, Dr. Kiseljak-Vassiliades research interest has been in adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) where she is spearheading the effort to create novel human ACC research model as well as using cutting edge bioinformatic approaches to identify new therapeutic targets for this devastating disease. Dr. Kiseljak-Vassiliades’ transformative contribution to the field of ACC includes establishing several new pre-clinical human models in adrenocortical carcinoma, as well as development of vivo humanized mouse modes with first report of immunotherapy study in adrenocortical carcinoma in vivo.
Disclosure: Disclosure information not submitted.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
2:50 PM – 3:30 PM