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Research Programs

Frontiers in Oncology Seminars

2009 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.

2008-2009 Seminar Schedule
September 3, 2008

Richard Schlegel, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair; Dept. of Pathology
Georgetown University Medical School
Washington, DC

"HPV and Cancer: New Approaches for Prevention and Treatment"

At right: Dr. Marvin Reitz (sponsor), Dr. Richard Schlegel, and Dr. Kevin Cullen, cancer center director

Dr. Marvin Reitz (sponsor), Dr. Richard Schlegel, and Dr. Kevin Cullen, cancer center director
October 8, 2008

Chawnshang Chang, Ph.D.
Director, George H. Whipple Laboratory for Cancer Research, Urology Research Center
Distinguished Professor, Departments of Pathology, Urology and Radiation Oncology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

"Androgen Receptor is Suppressor and Proliferator for Prostate Cancer"

At right: Dr. Chawnshang Chang and Dr. Yuexing Zhang (sponsor)

Dr. Chawnshang
November 12, 2008

Elizabeth Jaffe, M.D.
Professor of Oncology & Pathology
Department of Oncology
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

"Genes, Vaccines, and Immune Checkpoints: An All Out Attack on Pancreatic Cancer"

At right: Dr. Scott Strome (sponsor), Dr. Elizabeth Jaffe, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Scott Strome (sponsor), Dr. Elizabeth Jaffe, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
December 10, 2008

John H.J. Petrini, Ph.D.
Molecular Biology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY 10065

"Genetic Analysis of Chromosome Break Metabolism"

At right: Dr. Alan Tomkinson (sponsor), Dr. John Petrini, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Alan Tomkinson (sponsor), Dr. John Petrini, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
January 14, 2009

Ari Melnick, M.D.
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Dept. of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

"Therapeutic Targeting of B-cell Lymphomas"

At right: Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor), Dr. Ari M. Melnick, and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Ronald Gartenhaus (sponsor), Dr. Ari M. Melnick, and Dr. Kevin Cullen
February 11, 2009

Andrew J. Dannenberg, M.D.
Director, Cancer Center, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
Henry R. Erle, M.D.-Roberts Family Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell
New York, NY

"Prostaglandins, Cancer and the Clinic: From Bench to Bedside and Back"

At right: Dr. Amy Fulton (sponsor) and Dr. Andrew Dannenberg

Dr. Amy Fulton (sponsor) and Dr. Andrew Dannenberg
March 11, 2009

Joan Massague, Ph.D.
Chairman, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Canter Center
New York, NY

"Deconstructing Metastasis"

At right: Dr. Angela Brodie (sponsor), Dr. Joan Massague and Dr. Kevin Cullen

Dr. Angela Brodie (sponsor), Dr. Joan Massague and Dr. Kevin Cullen
April 8, 2009

Robert J. Mayer, M.D.
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

"Systemic Therapy for Colon Cancer - Are We making Progress?"

At right: Dr. Edward Sausville (sponsor), Dr. Robert J. Mayer and Dr. Kevin Cullen

sausville, mayer and cullen
May 13, 2009

Robert S. Kerbel, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Toronto
Molecular & Cellular Biology Research
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario

"Mechanisms and Consequences (both good and bad) of Antiangiogenic Therapy for Metastatic Disease?"

At right: Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Robert S. Kerbel and Dr. Tony Passaniti (sponsor).

Dr. Kevin Cullen, Dr. Robert S. Kerbel and Dr. Tony Passaniti (sponsor).
June 10, 2009

Margaret A. Goodell, Ph.D.
Director, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (STaR) Center
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

"Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells"

At right: Dr. Douglas Ross (sponsor) and Dr. Margaret Goodell

Dr. Douglas Ross (sponsor) and Dr. Margaret  Goodell

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