Lab News

November 2017 USD SSOM MD-PhD graduate student Christopher Lucido was invited to give an oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Medical Association on his research in the Vermeer laboratory and received the award for the best medical student presentation. His talk was titled "Utilization of β-blockers in the treatment of HPV(+) head and neck squamous cell carcinoma”.

February 2017 Paola Vermeer, PhD, recently gave an invited seminar to students and faculty in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of South Dakota titled "Generating a non-oncogenic yet antigenic vaccine for HPV16-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma".