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.|
University of Maryland Health Science Facility II (HSF II) Auditorium
(except November in Hosick Hall)
|CME Credit:||One (1)
|September 15, 2010||
Kwok-Kin Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
"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
Toren Finkel, M.D., Ph.D.
"Autophagy: Links to Cancer and Aging"
At right: Dr. Tony Passaniti, Dr. Toren Finkel, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
George Mutter, M.D.
"Biomarkers for Early Epithelial Neoplasia. Surprises from the Endometrium"
At right: Dr. Olga Ioffe, Dr. George Mutter and Dr. Kevin Cullen
Kenneth Pienta, M.D.
"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
|January 19, 2011||
Danilo Perrotti, M.D., Ph.D.
"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
Jonathan Moss, M.D., Ph.D.
"The Development of Peripheral Opiate Antagonists"
At right: Dr. Sara Temkin (sponsor), Dr. Jonathan Moss, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
Webster K. Cavenee, M.D.
"Intrinsic and Extrinsic Effects of Signaling on Tumor Cell Population Dynamics"
At right: Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor), Dr. Webster Cavenee and Dr. Kevin Cullen
Carlo Croce, M.D.
"Causes and Consequences of microRNA Dysregulation in Cancer"
At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Carlo Croce and Dr. Curt Civin (sponsor)
G. David Roodman, M.D., Ph.D.
"Novel Targets for Myeloma Bone Disease"
At right: Dr. Ashraf Badros (sponsor), Dr. G. David Roodman, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
Shivendra Singh, Ph.D.
"Cancer Prevention with Dietary Isothiocyanates"
At right: Dr. Richard Eckert (sponsor) and Dr. Shivendra V. Singh