Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Research Rounds: Dr. Paul Yong

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Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Research Rounds: Dr. Paul Yong

Featuring researchers working on accelerating transformative research on prevention, treatment and survivorship of gynecologic cancers.

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Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre 2775 Laurel Street Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9 Canada

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  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Clinical phenotyping of KRAS somatic mutations in endometriosis - Dr. Paul Yong

Date: December 9, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST

Location: Hybrid (In-person @ Diamond Health Care Centre; Virtual via Zoom)

Join us for the Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Research Rounds! The Gynecologic Cancer Initiative Research Rounds features researchers working on accelerating transformative research on prevention, treatment and survivorship of gynecologic cancers. The goal of these research rounds is to provide a forum for researchers, trainees and staff to learn about the range of different gynecologic cancer research projects happening across British Columbia. All researchers, clinicians, trainees, and staff members are welcome to join!

Please note that you must register to attend these research rounds. Meeting details will be sent out to registrants before the event. Light refreshments will be provided to in-person attendees!

Speaker Bio

Dr. Paul Yong (MD, PhD, FRCSC) is a Gynaecologist at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis and directs the Research Program at the BC Women’s Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis. Dr. Yong’s clinical practice is focused on pelvic pain, with a particular interest in endometriosis, painful periods, sexual pain, co-existing bladder and bowel problems, and pain related to the musculoskeletal system. His clinical research interests are in endometriosis and pelvic pain, and his translational research interests include bio-banking of endometriosis, gene sequencing in endometriosis, and investigating nerve formation in the pelvis as a cause of pain. Dr. Yong is also involved in teaching and is Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties.