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Event

Title:

  Novartis Bay Area Innovation Forum: Pancreatic Cancer Research, Diagnostics, and Treatment
Date:   April 21, 2011
Time:   8am-5pm
Location:   Novartis Campus, Emeryville, CA
Sponsor:   Novartis Diagnostics

Event details:  

Please join us for a day of scientific discourse and discussions to learn about the latest developments in Pancreatic Cancer Research, Diagnostics, and Treatment. We will have presentations from internationally renowned clinicians and leaders in pancreatic cancer biology and diagnostics. The day will also feature a panel discussion with pancreatic cancer patients and a roundtable discussion with industry and academic scientists. 

We welcome you to attend, participate, and network with other distinguished peers and opinion leaders.  Registration for the symposium is required, but the event is free and attendees from all scientific and related backgrounds are invited.  

List of Speakers:

    • Margaret Tempero, M.D. Pancreatic Cancer: Clinical Challenges Across the Spectrum
      Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology
      Leader of Pancreas Cancer Program
      Director of Research Programs

      Deputy Director
      UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Craig Logsdon, Ph.D. Ras at the Center of Pancreatic Disease
      Professor of Cancer Biology and Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology 
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D. Mouse to Human Search for Epithelial Tumor Markers
      Molecular Diagnostics Program Head
      Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    • Victor Levenson, M.D., Ph.D. Multiplex Detection of Methylation by the MethDet Technique
      Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pathology at Rush University Medical Center 
      Founder and President of US Biomarkers
    • Sanjiv Gambhir, M.D., Ph.D. Novel Emerging Strategies for Imaging Pancreatic Cancer
      Professor of Radiology, Bioengineering, and Material Science & Engineering
      Head of the Nuclear Medicine Division
      Director of the Molecular Imaging Program
      Director of Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection
      Stanford University


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