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Clinical Advisor & Phase 1 Clinical Trial Specialist

Dr. Babiker is a Medical Oncologist at the University of Arizona Cancer Center and Assistant Professor at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.  He is also currently the Director of the Early Phase Clinical Trials Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) and in this role he oversees the Phase 1 team, conducts early phase clinical trials, and mentors junior faculty in early trials.

His research interests are in new drug development generally (Early Phase Therapeutics and Phase 1 Trials) and in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and melanoma, specifically in the development of new biomarkers and targeted therapies. Dr. Babiker has been involved with over 120 Phase 1 oncology trials and will provide critical feedback/direction that will help advance FAKnostics’ clinical candidate towards IND approval.

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