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Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series Meeting

Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series Meeting

The Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series

is invited to attend a presentation by

 

Mien-Chie Hung, B.S , M.S. ,Ph.D.

(Chair, Molecular & Cellular Oncology)

 

entitled

" A novel tumor - targeting anti-angiogenesis/chemotherapy and a potential mechanism to predict resistance to Cetuximab for pancreatic cancer "

The Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series meeting (PCSS) is a bi-weekly series where a multi-disciplinary group meets to exchange ideas and research about pancreatic cancer.   Invited speakers come both from within the core group of pancreatic cancer researchers, as well as those that might contribute meaningfully to the ongoing team science efforts in pancreatic cancer on campus

 

 

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Date: 12/6/13, 9am to 10am
Time: 12/6/13, 9am to 10am
Location: Pickens Tower, FCT3.5001
Format: Seminar/Conference
CME: 0
Facilitator: Anirban Maitra, MBBS
Speaker: Mien-Chie Hung BS, MS, PHD
Speaker Bio: Mien-Chie Hung is a Taiwanese-born American Molecular biologist and Oncologist and Cancer researcher. His expertise is Gene therapy. He is a professor and director of Department of Tumor Biology,and director of breast cancer basic research centerin University of Texas at Austin. He was elected as a member of the Taiwan's Academia Sinica in 2002. Hung received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Chemistry and biochemistry from National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1983, Hung earned his Ph.D degree in biochemistry from Brandeis University, in the United States. In 1984, he worked at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, before moving to postdoctoral Fellow in 1986,where he carried out research under the supervision of Robert A. Weinberg. Since 2006, Hung became the founding director of Center for Molecular Medicine of China Medical University Hospital. He currently serves as Chair, Molecular & Cellular Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center of University of Texas.
Sponsor: Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology / Sheikh Ahmed Center for Pancreatic Research
Contact: Matonia Figgers - (713) 792-5032 - msfiggers@mdanderson.org