Pediatric cancer investigator presents at HudsonAlpha

HudsonAlpha seminars hosted pediatric cancer researcher Julie M. Gastier-Foster, PhD, FACMG, today in the auditorium. In her presentation to a full room, Gastier-Foster discussed the move toward targeted therapy in pediatric cancer.

Gastier-Foster visited from The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She received her doctoral degree from the Harvard Medical School and completed her medical genetics fellowship at the Stanford University Medical School. Her areas of responsibility include clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics, COG ALL Molecular Reference Laboratory, COG Neuroblastoma Reference Laboratory, Cooperative Group Banking for Leukemia and the NCI Center for Cancer Genomics Biospecimen Core Resource.