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William Kaelin, M.D. - Keynote Speaker, Metabolism in Cancer Symposium, The VHL Tumor Suppressor: Insights into Oxygen Sensing, Cancer Metabolism, and Drugging the Undruggable

William Kaelin, M.D. - Keynote Speaker, Metabolism in Cancer Symposium, The VHL Tumor Suppressor: Insights into Oxygen Sensing, Cancer Metabolism, and Drugging the Undruggable

William Kaelin, M.D., winner of the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for oxygen sensing will be the keynote speaker for the Metabolism in Cancer Symposium.

Date: 9/21/17, 8am to 9am
Time: 9/21/17, 8am to 9am
Location: Onstead Auditorium, Basic Science Research Building, Floor 3, near Elevator J, (S3.8012)
Format: All Employee Meeting
Facilitator: Pratip Bhattacharya
Speaker: William Kaelin, M.D.
Speaker Bio: William G. Kaelin, Jr. was born in Jamaica, New York. He obtained his undergraduate and M.D. degrees from Duke University and completed his internal medicine training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief medical resident. He was a clinical fellow in medical oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and later a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of David Livingston, during which time he was a McDonnell Scholar. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is the Associate Director, Basic Science, for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Doctor Kaelin is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the American College of Physicians, the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine. He recently served on the National Cancer Institute Board of Scientific Advisors, the AACR Board of Trustees, and the Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Board. He has received numerous awards including the MSKCC Paul Marks Prize, the AACR Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Prize, a Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, the Canada International Gairdner International Award, the ASCI Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award, the Scientific Grand Prix of the Foundation Lefoulon-Delalande and the Institute of France, and the Albert Lasker Prize.
Contact: Elizabeth Roos - (713) 792-2102 - eroos@mdanderson.org