IASLC Foundation

Puey Ling Chia

Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute
Austin Health, Australia

Dr. Chia was awarded the IASLC Fellowship award for 2015-2016, and will be able to continue her research with the 2016-2017 IASLC Fellowship award.  Over the last year, Dr. Chia had the opportunity to commence laboratory scientific research with basic in vitro data collected regarding mesothelioma tumour microenvironment, and the effects of anti-Epidermal Growth Factor receptor (EGFR) and anti-Ephrin (ChIIIA4) compounds on mesothelioma cell lines.  Dr. Chia is keen to continue to pursue the IASLC Lung Cancer Fellowship for the year 2016-2017 to support her PhD studies in her endeavor to further her research work in the field of thoracic oncology.