Aadel Chaudhuri, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Barnes Jewish Hospital: Strategic Sourcing Manager: Employee; Washington University: Assistant Professor: Employee
Varian Medical Systems: Honoraria
AACR Radiation Science and Medicine Working Group: Member; NRG Oncology Radiation Therapy Developmental Therapeutics Subcommittee: Member
Aadel Chaudhuri, MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Washington University Siteman Cancer Center, is a physician-scientist who recently completed his radiation oncology residency at the Stanford Cancer Institute, and postdoctoral work at Stanford University in Dr. Maximilian Diehn's lab. Under Dr. Diehn's mentorship, he led a study of localized lung cancer patients treated with definitive intent (majority with radiotherapy) and showed that circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) was detected pre-treatment and immediately post-treatment with high sensitivity and specificity, suggesting ctDNA can be implemented as a robust biomarker for lung cancer molecular residual disease (MRD) detection and surveillance. He presented his results in the Clinical Trials session at ASTRO in San Diego in 2017, and published them in the journal Cancer Discovery. Aadel is continuing his research program studying circulating tumor DNA as a noninvasive tumor surveillance and MRD biomarker. He is also applying ctDNA and single cell sequencing to identify response biomarkers for radio-immunotherapy. His research is highly translational, and leverages his experiences as both a clinician and a scientist.
Monday, October 22
11:25 AM – 11:45 AM