Caroline Heckman

Dr Caroline Heckman

In Speakers London 2016 by PMF Conferences

Biography

Dr Caroline Heckman, PhD, is a group leader and principal investigator at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM). Her research is focused on understanding basic mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and drug resistance using big data platforms such as high throughput screening and next generation genome sequencing, with results applied real time for patient care. The findings are also used to identify new treatment strategies, particularly for patients with recurrent disease, identify biomarkers for treatment response, and develop new methods for patient stratification.