LECTURE: Cancer stem cells: A new frontier in cancer research


Feb
20
2013

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  • Speaker: Dr. Max Wicha, Taubman Institute Senior Scholar and founder of UM's Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Host Department: Program in Biology
  • Date: 02/20/2013
  • Time: 5:30PM

  • Location: Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Bldg.

  • Description:

    Cancer stem cell expert Dr. Max Wicha to appear at new Health Science Lecture Series

    The new Health Science Lecture Series will present as its first speaker, Dr. Max Wicha, a Taubman Institute Senior Scholar and the founding director of the U-M Health System’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. As leader of the team that first discovered cancer stem cells in a human solid tumor, Dr. Wicha is a world-renowned expert in the potential of treating virtually any cancer type by targeting these early tumor cells.

    His lecture, “Cancer stem cells: A new frontier in cancer research,” will take place on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building. It will include a question and answer session.

    There is no admission charge, and the event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.taubmaninstitute.org/programs/health-science-lecture-series