SOCRA Northern Florida Chapter
"Blood Vessels: The Achilles Heel of Tumors?"
Speakers: Deidre Pereira, PhD
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time:12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location:HealthStreet, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL
Speakers' Affiliation: University of Florida
Dr. Dietmar Siemann, PhD:
Dr. Dietmar Siemann's research is focused on the pursuit of novel experimental approaches and treatment strategies that will ultimately lead to improved cancer-patient care. He is the Co-Director of the Cancer Biology concentration of the UF College of Medicine Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and Associate Director for Cancer Education and Research Career Enhancement at the UF Health Cancer Center.
- Identify the differences between normal tissue and tumor blood vessel networks
- Describe the importance of the tumor vasculature in cancer progression and spread
- Develop an understanding of the relevance of tumor blood vessels in treatment strategies and therapy outcomes
SOCRA CEUs available:
1 CE towards ones therapeutic area for recertification (for SOCRA members)
Questions:For more information call Cheri Knecht 352-213-8878
Free shuttle service is available from select locations at U.F. (Davis Cancer Pavilion and the cancer hospital), the V.A., and Hope Lodge. Contact HealthStreet at least one day in advance, at (352) 294-4882.
Please bring your own lunch or RSVP to Barb Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org
for a healthy lunch provided with your $4 contribution.
SOCRA members and non-members welcome!