Fall 2008

Fall 2008

Cancer Center Seminar Series &
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

Fall 2008 Schedule 

Fridays 12:30-1:30pm
McKim Hall Auditorium, unless otherwise noted

The UVA Cancer Center, in conjunction with the Division of Hematology/Oncology, presents this seminar series.  Refreshments will be served outside McKim Auditorium beginning at 12:00.

Please note, neither the Seminar Series nor Grand Rounds are being offered for CME credit.

August   September   October   November    December


Aug 1, 2008

Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at Rockefeller University
Stem Cells, Morphogenesis and Cancer

Host: Yi Hao,
Cell & Molecular Biology Program

Seminar
Series Co-Sponsor
(McKim Aud)


Aug 22, 2008  Geoffrey Weiss, M.D., Chief, Division of Hem/Onc & Deputy Director, Cancer Center
Prostate Cancer Prevention-Is It Worth the Wait?
  Grand
Rounds
(McKim Aud)
 

Sept 12, 2008  Fellow, Jason Boyd, M.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology
Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder: A Case and Topic Review
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

Sept 19, 2008  Fellow, J. Mark Prichard, M.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology
Myeloma, Initial Choice of Therapy and
Timing of Bone Marrow Transplant
 
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)
 

Sept 23, 2008  Katherine Weilbaecher, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Molecular Oncology, St. Louis, MO
The Problem of Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone: Targeted Therapy for the Skeleton  
Host: Paula Fracasso, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Hematology - Oncology 

Seminar
(Jordan Hall G1-G2, 4:00pm)
 


Oct 3, 2008  Georg A. Bjarnason, M.D., Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapy: Is Therapy Timing Important When the Target is Moving in Time?
Host: Tyvin Rich, M.D.,
Dept of Radiation-Oncology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)

Oct 10, 2008  Steven Grant, M.D., Associate Director for Translational Research, Co-Leader Cancer Cell Biology Program, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Bim-Dependent Interactions Between HDAC Inhibitors and Bcl-2 Antagonists in Hematologic Malignancies
Host: John Bushweller, Ph.D., Dept of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)

Oct 17, 2008  Craig H. Moskowitz, M.D., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Can We Cure More Patients with Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma: A Clinical Researcher's View
Host: Michael E. Williams,
M.D., Division of Hematology-Oncology
Grand Rounds (McKim Aud)

Oct 24, 2008  Josep Dalmau, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Neuro-Oncology, The Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
The New Tumor-Induced Autoimmune Disorders Affecting Memory, Behavior and Psychosis
Host: David Schiff, M.D., Dept of Neurology
Seminar Series Co-Sponsor (Camp Heart, Noon)

Oct 31, 2008  David M. Livingston, M.D., Emil Frei Professor of Genetics and Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Functional Analysis of the BRCA1 Gene Product
Host: Michael Weber, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology 
Seminar Series (McKim Aud) 

Nov 7, 2008  Fellow, Tom Harris, M.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology
Venous Thromboembolic Complications in the Setting of Cancer, a Case Presentation and Discussion

Grand Rounds (Cancer Center Conf Rm 6191)

Nov 14, 2008  Christopher Y. Thomas, M.D., Division of Hem-Onc
Mechanisms of Tumor Resistance to EGFR Kinase Inhibitors
Host: Sally Parsons, Ph.D.,
Dept of Microbiology
Seminar
Series
(McKim Aud)
 

Nov 21, 2008  Kornelia Polyak, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medical Oncology - Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Breast Tumor Evolution
Host: Anindya Dutta, M.D., Ph.D., Dept of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Seminar Series (McKim Aud)

Dec 5, 2008 Jeffrey W. Pollard, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Albert Einstein Cancer Center, Director, Center for the Study Study of Reproductive Biology and Women's Health, Albert Enstein College of Medicine
Macrophages Promote Tumor Progression and Metastasis
Host: Amy Bouton, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology Seminar Series
(McKim Aud)

Dec 12, 2008  Tracey L. Krupski, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Duke Urology of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
Quality of Care in Urology 
Host: Michael Weber, Ph.D., Dept of Microbiology Seminar Series
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

Dec 19, 2008  American Society of Hematology
Annual Meeting Highlights 
  Grand Rounds
(Cancer
Center Conf
Rm 6191)

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