Aime Franco, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in Little Rock, AR presents "MAPK Cascade: Unweaving an oncogenic web".
Bedside Matters Forum (originally the Schwartz Center Rounds):
"Eleventh-Hour Weddings in Palliative Care Patients"
Panel Facilitator: Chris Jacobus, MD and panel
Question session will follow panel discussion.
Brown Bag - open to VUMC Staff, Faculty, and Students
Questions? Contact Cindy Tinker, LMSW, 615/322-7459, www.vicc.org
The Fourth Annual Donna Hamlett Owen Golf Classic, benefiting Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Caring Hearts Fund, will take place on June 21 at the Highland Rim Golf Course in Joelton, TN.
The morning Shotgun start begins at 8:00 a.m. and the afternoon shotgun start begins at 1:30 p.m. Hole sponsorship is $100, Foursome is $280 which includes registration of 4 players, green fee, golf cart and meal. For more information, please call (615) 347-1160.
This is a joint retreat between the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
The retreat will cover the latest research and future developments in Cardio-Oncology, understanding the cardiac complications of targeted oncology treatments. This retreat features leaders in the field and would be of interest to a number of healthcare providers including oncologists, cardiologists, radiologists, nurses, pharmacists, and basic scientists.
Here is the list of speakers and presentation titles:
Daniel J. Lenihan, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center: "Cardio-Oncology: the scope of the problem, and where we sit on the International stage"
Thomas L. Force, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center: "What cancer-targets/pathways in the heart are making me nervous, and why?"
Chee C. Lim, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center: "Using cell and animal models to understand what cancer drugs can do to the heart"
Javid J. Moslehi, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School: "Manipulating angiogenic signals: Cardiac consequences and opportunities"
Douglas B. Sawyer, MD, Ph.D, Vanderbilt University Medical Center: "Cardio-Oncology translational studies to improve outcomes in breast cancer"