Cellular Senescence and Cancer Therapy: Mechanisms and Strategies to Improve Health During Survivorship

Event Type:
September 20, 2021
1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. ET

Event Series

Perspectives on Cancer and Aging

In this webinar, two experts discussed the role of cellular senescence as it relates to cancer, cancer treatment, and aging. 

This webinar is co-hosted by the NCI Behavioral Research Program and Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program.


Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Judith Campisi, Ph.D.

Cancer chemotherapies, cell fates, and health outcomes

Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging,

Adjunct Professor of Gerontology,

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Marco Demaria, Ph.D.
Marco Demaria, Ph.D.

Modulating senescence-associated phenotypes to reduce side effects of cancer therapies?

Associate Professor in Cellular Ageing,

Group Leader, Laboratory of Cellular Senescence and Age-related Pathologies,

European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing (ERIBA),

University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Netherlands

Scientific Contact

Jennifer Guida, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Program Director, Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch,
NCI Behavioral Research Program

Last Updated
February 17, 2022