American Association for Cancer Research

Distinguished Lectureship Series at Meharry Medical College

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Interaction of Obesity and Breast Cancer

AACR-MICR Distinguished Lectureship Series

The Distinguished Lectureship Series brings together leading researchers who present the latest developments in cancer research to students and faculty at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). These lectures are intended to inspire young minority students and educators at MSIs to pursue cancer research.


Friday, September 7, 2012
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Room 1106, Dr. Harold West Basic Science Building
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN

Diet-gene interactions relevant to cancer prevention: Molecular and hormonal mechanisms underlying energy balance-cancer associations
Stephen D. Hursting, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Breast Cancer Disparities
Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Ph.D.
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, D.C.

Race, cellular metabolism and epigenetic reprogramming in breast cancer: Is there a molecular connection?
Kevin Gardner, M.D., Ph.D.
NCI-Center for Cancer Research, Bethesda, MD

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