2016-2017 HCI Seminar Series

The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to provide continuing medical education for patients. One AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM available for each seminar.

Unless noted otherwise, seminars are held at 12 noon in the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Auditorium, 6th floor, Huntsman Cancer Institute.

October 19

AndreMattevi, Ph D 

University of Pavia 
Uncovering and drug targeting of complex enzymatic processes: From phospholipid biosynthesis to chromatin modification
Host: Sunil Sharma, MD, FACP, MBA 

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October 26

Monte Winslow, PhD

Stanford University
Molecular drivers of cancer progression and metastasis
Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

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November 2

Annie Huang, MD, PhD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
Rhabdoid brain tumors: Reconciling complex biology and a bland genome
Host: Rodney Stewart, PhD

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December 14

William Weiss, MD, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Developmental therapeutics and neural cancers
Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

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January 18

Jennifer Hay, PhD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cancer risk and health decision making: Developing opportunities for
skin cancer prevention
Host: Yelena Wu, PhD

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Seminar was scheduled for February 1, but has been cancelled due to weather conditions and a flight delay. This seminar will be rescheduled.

Clodagh O’Shea, PhD

Salk Institute
Exploiting viruses as a system to understand and treat cancer
Host: Martin McMahon, PhD

Seminar was scheduled for February 8, but has been cancelled.

Susan Cooper Jones Memorial Lecture

Nora Disis, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center,
University of Washington
Cancer vaccines targeting oncogenic pathways
Host: K-T Varley, PhD

February 22

Kathleen Robison Huntsman Distinguished Lecture

Amato Giaccia, PhD
Stanford University
Targeting the HIF pathway for therapeutic gain
Host: David Gaffney, MD, PhD

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March 22

David Lieberman, MD

Oregon Health & Science University
Colon cancer screening and surveillance: The known unknowns
Host: N. Jewel Samadder, MD

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March 29

Mathieu Lupien, PhD

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University of Toronto
Epigenetics in hormone-dependent cancer
Host: K-T Varley, PhD

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April 19

Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhD

The University of Chicago
Overcoming resistance mechanisms to cancer immunotherapy
Host: Hung Khong, MD, PhD

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April 26

Anne Tjonneland, MD, PhD, DMSc

Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark
The association between whole grain intake, enterolactone, and cancer
incidence and prognosis: Results from the Diet, Cancer and Health study
Host: Maureen Murtaugh, PhD, RD

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Disclosure: Neither the speaker(s), planner(s) nor anyone in control of content for HCI Seminar Series
have any financial relationship with commercial products or services discussed during seminars.