Beer & Biotech
February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cairina: Better Treatments for Complex Cancers
Cairina Inc. is a Roanoke, Virginia based startup company that provides image analysis, modeling, and visualization solutions for personalized medicine applications initially focusing on automated surgical planning for cancer treatment and outcome optimization for individuals with aggressive gliomas. Co-Founder Dr. Jenny Munson will talk about Cairina’s progress to date, priorities, and prospects for the future.
About Dr. Munson
Dr. Munson is an Associate Professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and in the Department of Biomedical Engineering & Mechanics at Virginia Tech. She received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Georgia institute of Technology and completed her postdoctoral training at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Her laboratory studies the role of fluid flow in tissue homeostasis and disease with a specific focus on cancer and neurological disorders. She is the Associate Director of the Pre-Clinical Imaging Center at Virginia Tech and forms part of the leadership team for the Virginia Tech Cancer Research Alliance.
Beer & Biotech 2024 is presented by EOS Worldwide.