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Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

2007-2008 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: 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)
Contact:

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

2007-2008 Seminar Schedule
September 12, 2007

Joseph Bertino, M.D.
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

"Dihydrofolate Reductase: An Oncogene"

At right: Dr. Ed Sausville (sponsor); Dr. Joseph Bertino, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

October 10, 2007

Izidore Lossos, M.D.
Hematologist/Oncologist
University of Miami
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

"Diffuse large B cell lymphoma- from arrays to molecular prognostic markers and mechanisms"

At right:
Dr. Ron Gartenhaus (sponsor); Dr. Izidore Lossos, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Ron Gartenhaus (sponsor); Dr. Izidore Lossos, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
November 14, 2007

Dr. Steven Rosenberg
Chief, Surgery Branch
National Cancer Institute

"Progress in the Development of Immunotherapy for Human Cancer"

At right: Dr. H. Richard Alexander (sponsor), Dr. Steven Rosenberg, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

At right: Dr. H. Richard Alexander (sponsor), Dr. Steven Rosenberg, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
December 12, 2007

Robert H. Shoemaker, Ph.D.
Chief, Screening Technologies Branch
National Cancer Institute

"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

Dr. Dhan Kalvakolanu, Dr. Robert Shoemaker and Dr. Anne Hamburger
January 9, 2008

Joseph Rosenblatt, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
William J. Harrington Chair in Hematology
Chief, Hematology/Oncology Division
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami, Florida

"Antibody Fusion Proteins for Breast Cancer Therapy"

At right: Dr. Joseph Rosenblatt and Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor)

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
Portland, Oregon

"Molecular Targets in Solid Tumors: Lessons from GI Stromal Tumors (GISTs)"

At right: Dr. Christopher Corless and Dr. Qing Chen (sponsor)

Dr. Christopher Corless and Dr. Qing Chen (sponsor)
March 12, 2008

Donna E. Hogge, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Clinical Cell Therapy Laboratory,
Leukemia/BMT Program of British Columbia
Senior Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory
British Columbia Cancer Research Center
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

"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)

At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Donna Hogge and Dr. Doug Ross (sponsor)
April 9, 2008

Michelle M. LeBeau, Ph.D.
Section of Hematology/Oncology
Director, University of Chicago Cancer Research Center
Director, Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory
University of Chicago

"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
ALSAC Chair of Pharmacology
Department of Molecular Pharmacology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

"The Pediatric Preclinical Testing Program: Changing the Paradigm for Drug Development"

At right: Dr. Ming Tan (sponsor); Dr. Peter Houghton, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

At right: Dr. Ming Tan (sponsor);
June 11, 2008

Dr. Leon Platanias
Deputy Director,
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Northwestern University School of Medicine

"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

At right: Dr. Dhan Kalvakolanu (sponsor); Leonidas C. Platanias, M.D., Ph.D., and Dr. Kevin Cullen

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