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Alba Kihn Alarcón

Country of origin: Guatemala Currently in: Guatemala, Guatemala city General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2014 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Deputy Director of Research Department at Liga Nacional contra el Cáncer - INCAN in Guatemala, with our team we are currently working in the restructure of this department. My main research area are cancer health disparities, hepatobiliary tract tumors, potential biomarkers for early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.


Publications resulting from Research: 


Kihn-Alarcón Alba de Jesús, Toledo-Ponce María Fernanda, Velarde Angel, Xu Ximing. Liver cancer in Guatemala: An analysis of mortality and incidence trends from 2012 to 2016. Journal of Global Oncology. 5: 1-8, 2019.

Ajisu (Kihn-Alarcón Alba de Jesús), Liang Huiling, Xiong Lin, Liu Yuanshi, Xu Ximing. G 蛋白信号调节器 2 在原发性肝癌细胞增殖中的作用研究 [Role of G protein signaling modulator 2 in the proliferation of hepatocellular carcinoma cells]. Journal of Hunan University of Chinese Medicine. 37(11): 1222-1223, 2017.


Kihn-Alarcón Alba de Jesús, Ximing Xu. Mechanisms of radioresistance in hepatocellular carcinoma. Oncology and Translational Medicine. 3(4): 165-170, 2017.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Other
Deputy Director of Research Department at Liga Nacional contra el Cáncer - INCAN in Guatemala

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Chigaco, Illinoins, USA American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting.
2019 Viña del Mar, Chile VII Simposio Latinoamericano de Gastroenterología Oncológica

Affiliations

Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologí a (SENACYT)
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
European Society of Digestive Oncology (ESDO)
European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Latinamerican & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM)
Direccio n General de Investigacio n (DIGI)
Colegio de Médicos y Cirujanos de Guatemala (COLMEDEGUA)
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Aug 2015
Master’s Degree Scholarship, Organization of American States (OAS)- Chinese Government Scholarship
Full scholarship to study a three year Master's Degree from 2015 to 2018
Jan 2020
Editorial Fellowship for JCO Global Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)