The PQI Podcast

S2, Ep. 1: Cancer and the Microbiome: Nadim Ajami, Ph.D.

Episode Notes

On today’s episode of The PQI Podcast we welcome Nadim Ajami, Ph.D.. Nadim serves as the Executive Director of Scientific Research for the Program for Innovative Microbiome and Translational Research (PRIME-TR) at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Nadim earned his PhD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and his career goals are centered on addressing unmet clinical needs with translational research. He has worked closely with clinicians in various settings to identify opportunities to study microbe-host interactions in the context of health and disease. 

Today we discuss the Prime-TR program and microbiome as it relates to cancer and anti-cancer therapies. More information on the Prime-TR program can be found here: