American Association for Cancer Research

Distinguished Lectureship Series at Morehouse College

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"Common Organ-Specific Cancer Disparities in Minority Populations"

Students and faculty are invited to attend this free lecture highlighting thought-provoking and cutting-edge scientific developments in research related to cancer health disparities affecting the population of Atlanta and beyond. Hosted by Morehouse School of Medicine, this outstanding program will include presentations from several of the field's top researchers and is being held in conjunction with the Sixth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.

Monday, December 9, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Morehouse School of Medicine
National Center for Primary Care - Atrium
720 Westview Drive
Atlanta, GA 30310

On-campus parking available ($5.00)

Reception
Please join us at 5:00 p.m. in the Atrium of the National Center for Primary Care on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine

Welcome
Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D., Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Introduction
Beverly Lyn-Cook, Ph.D., FDA- National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR

Too Many Young Women Have Died: Community Partnership to Identify Initiating Events in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in Young African-American Women
Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Molecular Health Disparities in Colon Cancer among African-Americans
John M. Carethers, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Pancreatic Cancer and Drug Treatment: The Role of Drug Transporters
Beverly D. Lyn-Cook, Ph.D.

Questions and Discussion
Moderators: James W. Lillard Jr., Ph.D., M.B.A., and Beverly Lyn-Cook Ph.D.


AACR-MICR Distinguished Lectureship Series

Please check AACR-MICR Distinguished Lectureship Series for more talks at Minority-Serving Institutions, and email micr@aacr.org with any questions.


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.