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Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

2010 - 2011 Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

The Frontiers in Oncology lecture series brings outstanding investigators involved in cancer research to the UMGCC campus each month. The series is designed to educate and provide exposure to the latest developments in cancer biology, treatment and diagnosis. It will be of interest to faculty members, oncologists, medical interns, nurses, pharmacologists, and research fellows.

When: 3rd Wednesday of every month, 8:00 a.m.
Where:

University of Maryland Health Science Facility II (HSF II) Auditorium
20 S. Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

(except November in Hosick Hall)

CME Credit: One (1)
Register online.
Contact:

410-328-7516
Note: If you would like to meet with the speaker, please contact Florence Wade.

2010-2011 Seminar Schedule
September 15, 2010

Kwok-Kin Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Dana–Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

"The Use of Genetically Engineered Mouse Models for the Testing of Novel Therapeutics"

At right: Dr. Geoffrey Girnun (sponsor), Dr. Kwok-Kin Wong, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

October 20

Toren Finkel, M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, Cardiology Branch
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

"Autophagy: Links to Cancer and Aging"

At right: Dr. Tony Passaniti, Dr. Toren Finkel, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Tony Passaniti, Dr. Toren Finkel, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
November 17

George Mutter, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Woman’s Hospital
Dana – Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

"Biomarkers for Early Epithelial Neoplasia. Surprises from the Endometrium"

At right: Dr. Olga Ioffe, Dr. George Mutter and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Olga Ioffe, Dr. George Mutter and Dr. Kevin Cullen
December 15

Kenneth Pienta, M.D.
Professor, Internal Medicine & Urology
Director, Urologic Oncology
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

"Cancer as an Ecosystem: Opportunities for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Therapy in the Bone Microenvironment"

At right: Dr. Doug Ross (sponsor), Dr. Kevin Cullen and Dr. Kenneth Pienta

Dr. Doug Ross (sponsor), Dr. Kevin Cullen and Dr. Kenneth Pienta
January 19, 2011

Danilo Perrotti, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Molecular Virology, Immunology & Medical Genetics
860 Biomedical Research Tower
Columbus, OH

"The Tumor Suppressor PP2A as a Therapeutic Target for Eradication of TKI-resistant Ph+ Leukemic Stem Cells"

At right: Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor), Dr. Danilo Perrotti, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor), Dr. Danilo Perrotti, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
February 16

Jonathan Moss, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Vice-Chairman
Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care
University of Chicago

"The Development of Peripheral Opiate Antagonists"

At right: Dr. Sara Temkin (sponsor), Dr. Jonathan Moss, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Sara Temkin (sponsor), Dr. Jonathan Moss,, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
March 16

Webster K. Cavenee, M.D.
Director, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Distinguished Professor
University of California at San Diego

"Intrinsic and Extrinsic Effects of Signaling on Tumor Cell Population Dynamics"

At right: Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor), Dr. Webster Cavenee and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor), Dr. Webster Cavenee and Dr. Kevin Cullen
April 20

Carlo Croce, M.D.
The John W. Wolfe Chair
Director, Institute of Genetics
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH

"Causes and Consequences of microRNA Dysregulation in Cancer"

At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Carlo Croce and Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor)

Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Carlo Croce and Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor)
May 18

G. David Roodman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Research
Director of the Center for Bone Biology at UPMC
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

"Novel Targets for Myeloma Bone Disease"

At right: Dr. Ashraf Badros (sponsor), Dr. G. David Roodman, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Ashraf Badros (sponsor), Dr. G. David Roodman, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
June 15

Shivendra Singh, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh

"Cancer Prevention with Dietary Isothiocyanates"

At right: Dr. Richard Eckert (sponsor) and Dr. Shivendra V. Singh

Dr. Richard Eckert (sponsor) and Dr. Shivendra V. Singh

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