HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Media availability

Meet leaders in cancer research, ask questions and discuss innovative science with the experts.

WHAT: Members of the press are cordially invited to meet with the speakers from AACR's Annual Meeting opening plenary session, taking place 8 a.m. PDT, Sunday, April 17, 2005 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.

WHEN: This media availability will follow the plenary session, which ends at 11:30 a.m. PDT

WHERE: AACR Press Briefing Room, second floor, Anaheim Convention Center, Room 211-A

WHO: Participants in the session include:

Michael B. Kastan, M.D., Ph.D., Cancer Center Director and Chairman, Department of Hematology/Oncology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Dr. Kastan is a practicing oncologist whose laboratory research focuses on radiation biology, DNA damage and repair, tumor suppressor genes, determinants of chemosensitivity and radiosensitivity, and causes of cancer. Dr. Kastan made the seminal discovery that the p53 tumor suppressor protein participates in cellular responses to DNA damage. More recently, his lab demonstrated how the ATM protein is activated by DNA damage. Dr. Kastan is the 2005 AACR Annual Meeting Chairperson and, as such, he is chairing the opening plenary session, entitled "The Impact of Scientific Discovery on Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

Clifton Leaf, executive editor, Fortune Magazine. Mr. Leaf helps oversee the magazine's editorial coverage and staff, and directs Fortune's Wall Street and investing coverage. His March 22, 2004 cover story, "Why We're Losing the War on Cancer (and How to Win It)," generated much discussion in the cancer research community.

Tyler E. Jacks, Ph.D., the David H. Koch Professor of Biology, the Director of the Center for Cancer Research at MIT, and investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Jack's laboratory has pioneered and constructed a series o
'"/>

Contact: Yarissa Ortiz
ortiz@aacr.org
215-440-9300
American Association for Cancer Research
8-Apr-2005


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Media coverage of autism differs dramatically
2. Media availability: New results show some severe emphysema patients continue to benefit from surgery
3. Media availability: Drug found to help scleroderma patients
4. Media alert: Register now for the largest obesity conference in North America
5. Media availability: Long-term survival of heart attack patients with shock
6. The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) Opening Media Briefing June 2
7. Webcast: Media coverage of health
8. Media alert: Hazeldens chief medical director available to comment on drug treatment for alcoholics
9. Media telebriefing on new census, NIH status report citing dramatic shifts in US aging
10. Media invitation: 4th International Conference on Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Medicine
11. Media violence linked to concentration, self-control

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Media availability

(Date:11/21/2014)... to make it tougher for people to misuse prescription ... approved a new hydrocodone tablet that,s designed to help ... brand name Vicodin -- is a powerful opioid painkiller ... addictions across the United States. The FDA said ... extended-release tablet to treat pain severe enough to require ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Scientists say they,ve mapped the genome -- the genetic "blueprint" ... in hopes it might help others with this very rare ... Genome Biology , the tapeworm was removed from the brain ... infection is so rare worldwide and completely unexpected in this ... worm was pulled out from the brain," study lead author ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... PLYMOUTH and WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... will present two free workshops titled “Massachusetts Insurance Funding ... autism spectrum disorder (ASD) navigate their way through the ... must be covered under Massachusetts law and the most ... take place on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 6-8:00 p.m. ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Orange County, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 ... be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with ... 2015. Dates and show times TBA. , Big Bud ... with information for growing, harvesting, and utilization of medical ... look at Big Bud Farms’ wide variety of products ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Launched today on the ... an all-in-one senior care coordination tool designed to make ... simple and intuitive for family members and caregivers (e.g. ... Now, the family caregiver or home health aide providing ... health data, medical records, goals, schedules, and even final ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller 2Health News:FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller 3Health News:Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets 2Health News:Center for Autism and Related Disorders to Host Massachusetts Autism Insurance Workshops for Parents 2Health News:Big Bud Farms to be Featured in Upcoming Episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. 2Health News:Comprehensive Senior Care Application Launched on Apple App Store 2
(Date:11/21/2014)...  The University of Maryland,s A. James Clark School ... the new A. James Clark Hall at the University ... transformative new engineering and biomedical technologies to accelerate advancements ... a.m. on November 21 at the site of the ... to the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building, the event ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 In September 2014, the staff at ... a new product development plan that started with the ... lab coat , aptly named "Vera G.," after ... the world. The new women,s designer lab coat is ... sleek envelope collar, vertical princess and high waist seaming, ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014  Heated dialogue in recent months about the ... treatments to Gilead,s new hepatitis C drug Harvoni® – ... questioning what it means to put a price on ... And while drug pricing is one of the most ... a general business and ethical standpoint – it is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall 2University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall 3University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall 4Medelita Introduces Medical Industry's First Limited Edition Women's Designer Lab Coat 2"The Price of Global Health" Tackles Worldwide Drug-Pricing Debate 2"The Price of Global Health" Tackles Worldwide Drug-Pricing Debate 3"The Price of Global Health" Tackles Worldwide Drug-Pricing Debate 4"The Price of Global Health" Tackles Worldwide Drug-Pricing Debate 5
Cached News: