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Zubrod Memorial Lecture

Annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture & Cancer Research Poster Session

Please join us on Friday, May 23, 2014 as Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts the 15th Annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Cancer Research Poster Session in honor of its founding director, Charles Gordon Zubrod, M.D. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Jackson Health System Diagnostic Treatment Center, second-floor conference center.

Kenneth C. Anderson, M.D., Kraft Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts will present a lecture entitled “New Insights into Therapeutic Targets in Multiple Myeloma”. Dr. Anderson has focused his laboratory and clinical research studies on multiple myeloma. He has developed laboratory and animal models of the tumor in it is microenvironment which have allowed for both identification of novel targets and validation of novel targeted therapies, and has then rapidly translated these studies to clinical trials culminating in FDA approval of novel targeted therapies. For more information contact the Sylvester Office of Education & Training at 305-243-2287.

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Past Zubrod Memorial Distinguished Guest Lecturers

2013 –James R. Downing, M.D.
“The Pediatric Cancer Genome Project – Implications for Clinical Medicine”

2012– Ronald Levy, M.D.
“Immunotherapy of Lymphoma”

2011: “Lessons from Death Signaling”
Vishva Dixit, M.D

2010: “Modeling Human Cancer in the Mouse”
Mario R. Capecchi, Ph.D.

2009: “Nuclear Receptor Coactivators: ‘Master Genes’ and Targets of Disease”
Bert O’Malley, M.D.

2008: “Modeling Cancer in the Mouse”
Tyler Jacks, Ph.D.

2007: “Taxol, Tubulin, and Tumors: Challenges in the New Era of Chemotherapy”
Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D.

2006: “Lessons from Antiangiogenic Therapy and Other Diseases”
Judah Folkman, M.D.

2005: Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation 1965-2005: “Advancing Knowledge, Saving Lives” Rainer F. Storb, M.D.

2004: “From Sarcoma Growth Factor to TGF-beta Targeted
Therapeutics in Human Neoplasia” Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.

2003: “The Control of Immunity and Tolerance by Dendritic Cells”
Ralph M. Steinman, M.D.

2002: “Mitochondrial Gateway to Apoptosis” Stanley Korsmeyer, M.D.

2001: “Does Apoptosis Play a Role in the Etiology or Treatment of Cancer?”
Craig B. Thompson, M.D.

2000: “The Development of Cancer Vaccines”
Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

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