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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

Ira Byock, MD

Member, Cancer Control Research Program and Director of the Palliative Care Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center

  • Presented "Partnering for Excellence in End-of Life Care" at the 6th Annual End of Life Conference, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, April 2, 2010.
  • Presented "DHMC Advances in Critical Care 2010" at The Future of Critical Care: A Palliative Perspective, DHMC, Lebanon, NH, April 29, 2010.
  • Presenting? "Saying The Four Things That Matter Most" at the Annual Irvin B. Levinson Memorial Lecture Series, Baltimore, Maryland, May 12, 2010.
  • Presenting "Saying The Four Things That Matter Most" and "The Nature of Suffering and Nature of Opportunity Through the End of Life" at the 3rd Hospice and Palliative Care Conference; Fresno, CA, May 13-14, 2010.
  • Presenting "Examining End of Life Care: Changing Public Policy to Ensure the Provision of Value Driven Services" at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, May 19-20, 2010.
Jose R. Conejo-Garcia, MD, PhD

Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunology Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Presented "RNA-mediated re-programming of tumor DCs elicits therapeutic immunity against established ovarian cancer" at the Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA March 25, 2010.
  • Presented "Re-programming tumor-infiltrating dendritic cells to elicit therapeutic immunity against ovarian cancer" at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, April 15, 2010.
  • Block Symposium Chair and Presenting "Adoptive co-transfer of tumor specific CD4+ T cells awakens host protective immunity to MHC-II- ovarian cancer through CD40-mediated licensing of Dendritic Cells and CCL5 secretionz" at the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, May 9, 2010.
Allen J. Dietrich, MD

Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Presented "New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry" at the Polyp Prevention Study Group Annual Meeting, Sofitel Water Tower Hotel, Chicago, IL, April 8, 2010.
James D. Gorham, MD, PhD

Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology/Immunology at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Awarded a Faculty Mentor of the Year Award from the Dartmouth College Office of Graduate Studies in Arts and Sciences.
Ryan Halter, PhD

Member, Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Engineering at Thayer School of Engineering

  • Presented "Bioimpedance: Sensing pathology with electricity" at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH April 1, 2010.
  • Presenting "Bioimpedance: Sensing pathology with electricity" at the Research Seminar, White River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, May 28, 2010.
  • Presented with colleagues (Milone M, Schned A, Heaney J) "Relationship between electrical admittivity and quantitative histopathology in human prostate" at the 14th International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance and 11th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL from April 4th-8th, 2010.
  • Presented with colleagues (Wan Y, Borsic A, Manwaring P, Hartov A, Paulsen K) "Sensitivity study of an ultrasound coupled transrectal electrical impedance tomography system for prostate imaging" at the 14th International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance and 11th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, from April 4th-8th, 2010.
  • Presented with colleagues (Tizzard A, Borsic A, Bayford R) "Generation and performance of patient-specific forward models for breast imaging with EIT" at the 14th International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance and 11th International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL from April 4th-8th, 2010.
William Kinlaw, MD

Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Presented "Unexpected mechanisms for lipid acquisition by solid tumor cells" for the Laboratory for Experimental Medicine and Endocrinology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2010.
Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD

Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Pathology at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Presented at the Pharmacogenomics: Where are we going from here? Annual Cancer Symposium, Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA, April 9, 2010.
Mattew P. Vincenti, PhD

Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

  • Presenting "Inflammation and Matrix Metalloproteinase Gene Expression in Cancer" at the 2010 VAMC Research Symposium, VAMC, May 13, 2010.