University of Vermont

The University of Vermont Cancer Center


Carlo Croce at the 2013 Research SymposiumClinical & Translational Research Symposium


Friday, November 21, 2014
Davis Auditorium
The University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT

The agenda for the Clinical & Translational Research Symposium is below. Please note that the agenda is subject to change.

7:30 AM: Registration begins

8:00 AM: Welcome from University of Vermont Cancer Center leadership

8:10 AM: Metabolic Aspects of Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Michael Pollack, MD; McGill University and Segal Cancer Centre
*This presentation will also serve as Medical Grand Rounds.

9:00 AM: Phthalates and Breast Cancer: A Convergence of Epidemiologic Specialties
Thomas Ahern, PhD, MPH
; University of Vermont Cancer Center Member

9:40 AM: Coffee Break

10:00 AM: Emerging Viruses and Keratinocyte Cancers
Margaret Karagas, PhD
; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

10:40 AM: Racial Differences in Colorectal Neoplasia: Does Age Play a Role in Risk or Outcome?
Kristin Wallace, PhD; Medical University of South Carolina

11:20 AM: Junior Investigator Talks

12:00 PM: Lunch and Poster Session

1:30 PM: Advancing Personalized Medicine: Ascertaining Treatment-Effect Heterogeneity Using Biomarkers
Bernard Cole, PhD
; University of Vermont Cancer Center Member

2:10 PM: Integrating Tissue Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer Epidemiology Research
Lorelei Mucci, ScD, MPH; Harvard School of Public Health

2:50 PM: Coffee Break

3:10 PM: Risk-Based Breast Cancer Screening for the General Population: Are we Getting There?
Brian Sprague, PhD; University of Vermont Cancer Center Member

3:50 PM: Juckett Keynote Lecture - Cancer Epidemiology + Molecular Pathology: 1+1=3
Susan Hankinson, ScD, MPH, MS; University of Massachusetts at Amherst

4:50 PM: Award Presentation and Concluding Remarks

Please RSVP by November 14, 2014 by email to Charles Brooks or by phone to (802) 656-2176.

More Information:
To register or for more information, please contact:

Charles Brooks, events coordinator
The University of Vermont Cancer Center
Courtyard at Given N-419
89 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-2176
Contact by Email

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