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:||Second Wednesday of every month (except July and August), 8 a.m.|
|Where:||UM Health Science Facility II (HSF II) Auditorium
20 S. Penn Street, Baltimore, MD
|CME Credit:||One (1)|
|September 12, 2007||
Joseph Bertino, M.D.
At right: Dr. Ed Sausville (sponsor); Dr. Joseph Bertino, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
|October 10, 2007||
|November 14, 2007||
Dr. Steven Rosenberg
"Progress in the Development of Immunotherapy for Human Cancer"
At right: Dr. H. Richard Alexander (sponsor), Dr. Steven Rosenberg, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
|December 12, 2007||
Robert H. Shoemaker,
"Application of High-Throughput Screening Technology to Discovery of Inhibitors of CHK2 Kinase"
At right: Dr. Dhan Kalvakolanu, Dr. Robert Shoemaker and Dr. Anne Hamburger
|January 9, 2008||
"Antibody Fusion Proteins for Breast Cancer Therapy"
At right: Dr. Joseph Rosenblatt and Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor)
|February 13, 2008||Christopher
L. Corless, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology
Vice-Chair for Research
Department of Pathology
Oregon Health and Science University
"Molecular Targets in Solid Tumors: Lessons from GI Stromal Tumors (GISTs)"
At right: Dr. Christopher Corless and Dr. Qing Chen (sponsor)
|March 12, 2008||
Donna E. Hogge, M.D., Ph.D.
"Characterization and Therapeutic Targeting of Malignant Stem Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Donna Hogge and Dr. Doug Ross (sponsor)
|April 9, 2008||
Michelle M. LeBeau,
"The Molecular Genetics of Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Michelle
Le Beau and Dr. Feyruz Rassool (sponsor)
|May 14, 2008||
Dr. Peter Houghton
"The Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program: Changing the Paradigm for Drug Development"
At right: Dr. Ming Tan (sponsor); Dr. Peter Houghton, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
|June 11, 2008||
Dr. Leon Platanias
"Mechanisms of Action of Arsenic Trioxide in Malignancies"
At right: Dr. Dhan Kalvakolanu (sponsor); Leonidas C. Platanias, M.D., Ph.D., and Dr. Kevin Cullen