Dr Venegas is an Oncologist and Assistant Professor of Faculty of Medicine “Alberto Hurtado” at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Committee Immunology Cancer of Latin American Immunology Association.
Dr Venegas worked very closely with the group of scientists in Cuba on the development of the lung cancer vaccine CimaVax-EGF.
In his presentation, which you can download here, Dr Venegas touched on the following:
- Clinical development of CIMAvax EGF, the vaccine for non-small-cell lung cancer therapy
- Turning life threatening cancer cells into a manageable, chronic disease by generating antibodies against the proteins which triggered the uncontrolled cell proliferation
- Lessons learnt and future application possibilities for prostate, uterus and breast cancer