Ludmilla Thome Domingos Chinen, PhD

Senior Researcher, Laboratory of Tumor Biology and Biomarkers, A.C. Camargo Cancer Center

Ludmilla is a Senior Researcher of A.C. Camargo Cancer Center and has a line of research (Circulating Tumor Cells). She graduated in Biochemistry/Pharmacy at the Federal University of Goiás (1998), did her MSc in Tropical Medicine (Immunology) at the Federal University of Goiás (2001) and her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology (2005) at Federal University of São Paulo. She was manager of a Pharmaceutical Company (2005-2006) and Biochemistry/Pharmacology professor at a private university (2005-2006). Her present research focuses in Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs), their role in tumor metastasis and their clinical significance. Recently, she received the commendation of pharmaceutical merit. It is an award from the Regional Pharmacy Council aimed to professionals with recognized excellence in teaching, assistance or research. In the end of 2018, she was invited to participate on the project: Diagnosis and treatment in cancers with high mortality in Chile (REDES nº 180064.CONICYT).