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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
Christopher Heeschen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor for Stem Cell & Cancer Biology
Head, Stem Cells & Cancer Group
National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) 


"Functional dynamics of cancer stem cells and their microenvironment"


When: Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 9:00a.m. -10:00 a.m.


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.


Date: 8/1/14, 9am to 10am
Time: 8/1/14, 9am to 10am
Location: Pickens Tower, FCT3.5001
Format: Seminar/Conference
CME: 0
Facilitator: Anirban Maitra, MBBS
Speaker: Christopher Heeschen, M.D., Ph.D.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Heeschen's Stem Cells & Cancer Group ( is currently hosted at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), a leading comprehensive cancer center in Europe. He is running a complimentary basic and translational research program focusing on the biology of mouse and human cancer stem cells including their epigenetic and metabolic regulation as well as interactions with the in vivo microenvironment.
Sponsor: Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology / Sheikh Ahmed Center for Pancreatic Research
Contact: Sonya Tennant - (713) 794-4802 -