VCAM1 function in leukemia

Presentation by: Sandra Pinho, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Regenerative Medicine Register here Meeting agenda includes a presentation by Sandra Pinho, PhD, programmatic announcements from program leaders, and updates on Cancer Biology targeted mini grants.

Role of the fatty acid transporter CD36 in the therapeutic resistance of HER2-positive breast cancer

Manabu Kurokawa, PhDKent State UniversityFatty acids (FAs) play essential roles in cancer metabolism for signal transduction, energy production, and membrane biogenesis. In general, cancer cells acquire FAs from exogenous sources, mediated by the FA transporter CD36, and/or endogenously through de novo lipogenesis involving FA synthase (FASN). High levels of FASN expression are associated with poor […]

Tapas Das Gupta, MD Virtual Cancer Research Symposium 2020

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter The Unequal Burden of Cancer: Have We Made Progress in the Two Decades Since the Institute of Medicine’s Report? The University of Illinois Cancer Center invites students, researchers and healthcare providers in cancer-related fields to join us for a day of informative virtual presentations. Register here Zoom […]

2020 H Foundation Basic Science Virtual Symposium

The Basic Science Programs of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host the 2020 H Foundation Basic Science Symposium virtually this year, entitled "Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Immunotherapy." This program is made possible through the generous support of The H Foundation. For additional information, please contact cancer@northwestern.edu. Registration is complimentary. The virtual event link will be […]