CCR Grand Rounds 2017 - 2018

December 2017

Dec. 1st
Kerri Winters-Stone, Ph.D. 
Professor, School of Nursing
Oregon Health & Science University
Musculoskeletal Health in Cancer: Surveillance and Solutions

 Dec. 8th
Howard L. McLeod, Pharm.D.
Medical Director, The DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute
Senior Member, Division of Population Sciences
Moffitt Cancer Center
Personalized vs. Precision? Let’s call it Medicine

Dec. 15th
Hideho Okada, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Center
Neurological Surgery at University of California San Francisco
T-cell Based Immunotherapy Approaches for Gliomas

January 2018

Jan. 5th
Norman E. Sharpless, M.D.

National Cancer Institute
The Dynamic Interplay between Aging and Cancer

Jan. 19th
Didier Stainier, Ph.D.
Director / Principal Investigator
Dept. of Developmental Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Genetic Compensation and Transcriptional Adaptation

Jan. 26th
Louis M. Weiner, M.D.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chair, Department of Oncology
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Identifying and Overcoming Mechanisms of Resistance to Immune Attack

February 2018

Feb. 2nd
Matthew Ellis, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Feb. 9th
John T. Schiller, Ph.D.
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Deputy Chief
Laboratory of Cellular Oncology
Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Feb. 23rd
Chuan He, Ph.D.

John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Chicago

March 2018

Mar. 9th
Terri S. Armstrong, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Neuro-Oncology Branch
Center for Cancer Research, NCI

Mar. 16th
Ramaprasad Srinivasan, M.D., Ph.D.

Urologic Oncology Branch
Center for Cancer Research, NCI

April 2018 

Apr. 6th
Richard White, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Apr. 13th
Peter L. Choyke, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Senior Investigator
Program Director
Molecular Imaging Program
Center for Cancer Research, NCI 

Apr. 20th
Shiv Grewal, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Center for Cancer Research, NCI 

Apr. 27th
Mina J. Bissell, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist
Division of Biological Systems and Engineering
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 



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