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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Grand Rounds: "Bioimpedance: Sensing Pathology with Electricity"
Auditorium G
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Ryan Halter, PhD
Member, Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Assistant Professor
Thayer School of Engineering Dartmouth College

Friday, April 2, 2010

Special Lecture: Targeting Therapeutic Resistance
Auditorium G
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Bo Lu, MD, PhD
Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research
Department of Radiation Oncology and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
RSVP: Lydia Walker

Monday, April 5, 2010

"The Social Mission of Medicine"
Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall, Dartmouth College
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Medicine prevents, heals, and palliates. Enormous progress was made in all three modalities during the 20th century. Who benefitted from these advances-in the United States and in the world? What are the prospects for the future? The social mission of medicine, it will be argued, goes beyond science to the difficult but essential moral questions of opportunity and equity.
Fitzhugh Mullan, MD
Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, School of Public Health
Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
George Washington University

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Grand Rounds: "What's New in Coagulation and Cancer?"
Auditorium E
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Deborah Ornstein, MD, MS
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program
Medical Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Tumors of the Anterior and Posterior Skull Base: Anatomy, Diagnosis, and Management
The Common Man Restaurant, Concord, NH
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
This symposium will provide a straight forward state of the art approach to the diagnosis and management of lesions of the skull base in patients through the combined experiences of the otolaryngology and neurosurgical physicians at DHMC.

Genome Instability and Cancer Symposium
Auditorium G
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Investigators from NCCC, The Jackson Labs, University of Vermont, and University of Massachusetts will convene to discuss how instability in DNA sequence and chromosome numbers contributes to cancer and how to developed therapies to unstable tumor cells.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Fellows Lecture: Title TBA
Auditorium G
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Kathryn Hourdequin, MD
Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Friday, April 16, 2010

Jones Seminar: "Blinking Tumors-and Other New Ways to Molecularly Image and Treat Cancer"
Spanos Auditorium (Rm 100), Cummings Hall
Thayer School of Engineering
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This seminar will explore new ideas and methods to optically image and treat cancer, including the use of magnetomotive molecular probes that dynamically respond to applied magnetic fields and cause tumors to blink, targeted microspheres agents that can deliver drugs to specific sites in the body, optical probes that do not fluorescence but rather scatter and absorb light, and nonlinear optical techniques that can generate images of cancer based on the endogenous molecules.
Stephen A. Boppart, MD, PhD
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Thursday, April 22, 2010

No Grand Rounds this week.

Friday - Saturday, April 23 - 24, 2010

Northeastern Genitourinary Oncology Symposium 2010
Auditoriums E & F
Fri: 1:00 - 9:00 p.m.; Sat: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The theme of NGOS 2010, "Observation vs. Intervention?", explores controversies in the treatment of prostate, bladder, renal, and germ cell tumors.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Workshop: "Funding Opportunities at the NIH (K, F, R awards), the Peer Review Process, and Achieving Success"
Auditoriums E & F
10:15 - 12:00 (Q & A Sessions to Follow in Auditorium G)
This training workshop will provide an overview of various NIH Awards, with particular emphasis on career (K) awards, fellowship (F) awards, and research (R) grants. Discussion will include eligibility for different mechanisms, DOs and DON'Ts of grant writing, and tips on how to succeed, as well as the NIH review process in detail.
Stephen J. Korn, PhD
Director of Training and Career Development
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

Tuesday - Wednesday, April 27 - 28, 2010

Third Annual Dartmouth Integrative Biology Symposium: "Clinical & Translational Science"
Alumni Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Tues: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Weds: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Featuring the intellectual and innovative leaders in their respective fields of genomics, proteomics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, and systems biology, the purpose of this symposium is to make the research and medical communities aware of the latest cutting-edge ideas and progress in systems biology and translational research, and to raise awareness of the exciting advances in integrative biology at Dartmouth.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Grand Rounds: "The NCI Therapeutics Pipeline: Where Do Drugs Come From?"
Auditorium E
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Jerry Collins, PhD
Associate Director for Developmental Therapeutics
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health