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Invited Presentations and Accomplishments

Richard Barth, MD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Associate Professor of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School; Section Chief, General Surgery, DHMC

Presented Grand Rounds on his phyllodes tumor research at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, NY, October 20, 2009.

Presented Breast Program Grand Rounds on the Cancer Center's breast cancer cryotherapy study at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, October 20, 2009.

Ira Byock, MD
Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Professor of Anesthesiology and of Community and Family Medicine, and Director of the Palliative Care Program at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Therapeutic communication in life-threatening illness" at the NH Medical Society, Durham, NH, October 2-3, 2009.

Presented "Dying Well, Palliative Care, Nutrition, and Ethics" at the ADA (American Dietetic Association) Oncology Practice Group, Denver, CO, October 20, 2009.

Presented "Giving and Getting the 'Best Care Possible' through the End of Life" at the Annual Seasons of Hope Conference on Human Development through the End of Life Douglas County Hospice & Hospital, Alexandria, MN, October 22-23, 2009.

Presented "End-of-life communications" at the VNA and VNH, Springfield, NH, November 10, 2009.

Linda Titus-Ernstoff, PhD
Member, Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Professor of Community & Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and of TDI, and Associate Director, Hood Center for Children and Families, at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "DES exposure: A possible model for transgenerational transmission of epigenetic changes" at the 30th anniversary of the Annual Symposium on the Environment and Hormones, New Orleans, LA, October 20-24, 2009.

Ursula Gibson, PhD
Member, Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Associate Professor of Engineering at Thayer School of Engineering

Presented "ZnO nanostructures and applications" and "Nanotechnology" at the Fifth International Materials Congress, Cali, Colombia, October 13, 2009.

James D. Gorham, MD, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Medical School; Transfusion Medicine Attending Physician, DHMC Associate Director; MD/PhD Program Director, DartMouse, The Mouse Speed Congenic Core Facility at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "A kinetic analysis of the development of the liver Treg cell compartment in post-natal mice: identification of an important role for TGF-?1" at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Boston, MA, November 1, 2009.

Mark A. Israel, MD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Professor of Pediatrics and of Genetics at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented Grand Rounds "Tumor glucose metabolism: Molecular underpinnings and therapeutic opportunities" at the Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, October 9, 2009.

Mary Jo Mulligan-Kehoe, PhD
Member, Cancer Mechanisms Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Vascular Section Dartmouth-Hitchcock Heart and Vascular Research Center at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "The anti-angiogenic activity of rPAI-123 promotes vasa vasorum regression in atherogenic mice through a plasmin-dependent mechanism" at the American Heart Assoication Scientific Sessions 2009, Orlando, Florida, November 18, 2009.

William Kinlaw, MD
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented Endocrine Grand Rounds, "Unexpected pathways for lipid acquisition by breast cancer cells: Implications for therapy," at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, October 20, 2009.

Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD
Member, Cancer Control Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, and Assistant Director, Community Health Research Program and Hood Center for Children and Families at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Tools for integrating healthy eating active living into worksites" at the Healthy Eating Active Living New Hampshire 2009 Conference, Concord, NH, October 6, 2009.

Mark Spaller, PhD
Member, Molecular Therapeutics Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center; Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Chemistry at Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Presented "Small molecule and peptide approaches for cellular probe and drug discovery" to the Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College, October 1, 2009.

Charles R. Wira, PhD
Member, Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Physiology at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Mucosal immunity during pregnancy" at the 7th European Congress on Reproductive Immunology, Marathon, Greece, September 17-20, 2009.

Presented "Progress in reproductive health: The need for a new strategy to understand how HIV-1 infects women" at the D?partement de Virologie at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France, September 30, 2009.

Leo Zacharski, MD
Member, Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program at Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School

Presented "Iron and cancer" at the CDC Division of Blood Disorders 2009 Iron Overload Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 24-25, 2009.