Dr. Rafael Fonseca of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (Seminar)

Speaker: Rafael Fonseca, Deputy Director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Scottsdale, AZ

Location: Biodesign Auditorium

Date & Time: August 26th, 2010 12:00 p.m.
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Title: Myeloma as an Example of Translational Research

Abstract:
Myeloma has been transformed into a chronic disease because of the availability of many new therapies. The platform leading to developing these therapies and their clinical integration is built around a combination of better understanding of disease biology, empirical observations and clinical research. This platform harnesses a strong partnership between patient support organizations, the private sector, academia and the federal government. While many challenges remain in the management of the disease, much progress has occurred. Central to this progress has been the increased understanding of genetic changes driving disease biology, pathogenesis and progression.

Thank you and if you have questions please contact Vanessa Baack! And don’t forget, coffee will be served!

Vanessa Baack, Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology

Arizona State University | P.O. Box 871504 | Tempe, AZ 85287

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