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 […]

Translational Oncology Program Monthly Meeting-October

“The Role of Social Media and Digital Innovations in Oncology Care”Shikha Jain, MD, FACPAssistant Professor, Department of Hematology and OncologyUIC College of Medicine Register via Zoom here Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter

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 […]

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Monthly Seminar-October

"Repeated Measures Designs in Cancer Studies"Li Liu, PhDBiostatistician, UI Cancer CenterAssociate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsSchool of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago Register via Zoom here ABSTRACT:In repeated measures design, when a covariate was repeatedly measured, it is typically treated the same way as any covariates in mixed-effects regression models. In this […]

Cancer Biology Program Monthly Meeting

“'mTOR signaling and therapeutic opportunities” Sang-Oh Yoon, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics Meeting agenda includes a presentation by Dr. Sang-Oh Yoon, programmatic announcements from program leaders and updates on Cancer Biology targeted mini grants. Register via Zoom here Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter

Lessons Learned from Engaging Stakeholders – Patient Brigade Town Hall

No Cost Virtual Event A virtual forum providing resources and strategies that enhance engagement between patients, advocates, and researchers as partners in research that improve patient-centered outcomes. Register here PATIENT BRIGADE TOWN HALL PURPOSE Discuss the role of patient and patient advocacy engagement in Patient-Centered Outcome Research and Community Engaged Research Share the vision of […]

WVON Dr. in the House with Dr. Terry Mason-November

Listen here Prostate Cancer and Men’s Health WVON AM 1690’s “Doctor in the House” with Dr. Terry Mason program welcomes Michael Abern, MD, associate professor and director of urologic oncology at the UI College of Medicine, to discuss prostate cancer and men’s health on Sunday, Nov. 1. Abern is also a member of the UI […]

Cancer Prevention and Control Program Meeting-November 2020

"Diet and cancer outcomes: lessons from head and neck cancer"Anna E. Arthur, PhD, MPHAssistant Professor of NutritionSylvia D. Stroup Scholar in Nutrition and CancerUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMeeting agenda includes presentation by Dr. Anna Arthur and programmatic announcements for Cancer Prevention and Control members. Register here to recieve the Zoom link

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Monthly Seminar – November 2020

"Bioinformatics applications in basic and translational research"Xiaowei Wang, PhDDirector, Bioinformatics Shared ResourceUI Cancer CenterProfessor of Pharmacology and BioengineeringUniversity of Illinois at Chicago Join the Zoom meeting here Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Abstract:In this seminar, I will first introduce new Bioinformatics Shared Resource at UI Cancer Center. Then, I will present an […]