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Alana L. Welm, PhD, on Metastatic Outgrowth in the Lungs: Identifying a New Immune-Mediated Pathway

AACR Annual Meeting 2022

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Alana L. Welm, PhD, of the University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute, discusses her findings of a new pathway that regulates the antitumor immune response during metastatic outgrowth. Interfering with a particular isoform of RON kinase may cause metastatic tumors to be swarmed by T cells and killed, suggesting that new approaches to targeting this kinase may be achievable in the near future (Abstract SY32).



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