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Head and Neck Cancer SPORE

Events Archive

2012 Head and Neck SPORE Meetings Archive

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01.09.2012 Umamaheswar Duvvuri, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “The identification of potential novel targets for head & neck cancer”
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02.06.2012 Bennett Van Houten, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “Metabolic flexibility in tumor cells: refocusing the Warburg lens”
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03.05.2012 Jennifer R. Grandis, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Vice Chair for Research
UPMC Endowed Chair in Head and Neck Cancer Surgical Research
Department of Otolaryngology
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Program Integration in the Health Sciences
Professor of Otolaryngology & Pharmacology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Program Leader, Head & Neck Cancer Program
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor
Presentation: “Targeting Driver Mutations in Head and Neck Cancer”
04.09.2012 Brenda Diergaarde, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “Next-generation sequencing 101: reading and interpreting the data”
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05.07.2012 Julio Aguirre-Ghiso, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
Tisch Cancer Institute
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Presentation: “Plasticity of tumor-initiating cell subpopulations in HNSCC”
06.04.2012 Jesse Troy, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “Childhood Passive Smoke Exposure is Associated With Adult Head and Neck Cancer”

Michael Smith, PhD
Sequencing Specialist, Illumina, Inc.
Presentation: “Illumina Sequencing - Accelerating Research and Expanding Clinical Application”
07.16.2012 Zhenghe Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University
Presentation: “The role of protein tyrosine phosphatases in cancer”
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08.06.2012 Carolyn Anderson, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Professor of Radiology and Director, Molecular Imaging Laboratory
Barry Edwards, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor, Radiology
Presentation: “Preclinical PET/CT and optical imaging of EGFR and MMP-2 and 9: opportunities for head and neck cancer”
10.01.2012 Jane Wang, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “Targeting Protein kinase D in head and neck cancer therapy”
11.05.2012 Suengwon W. Kim, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: “Mechanisms of resistance to antiangiogenic therapy”
12.18.2012 Timothy A. Chan MD, PhD
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program and Dept. of Radiation Oncology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
Presentation: “Drivers of Glioma Oncogenesis - Insights and Lessons
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.