Event Calendar
Chapter Chairperson:

Cheri Knecht, MPH, CCRP
Phone: 352 213 8878

John Marks, DHSc., CCRP
Phone: 352 294 5758

North FL

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 (bnbbarb@gmail.com for a healthy lunch provided with your $4 contribution.
SOCRA members and non-members welcome!
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