The Duncan Cancer Center Grand Rounds has been established as part of the educational mission of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The lectures feature high-profile speakers from outside of Baylor, to engage cancer trainees, and foster collaborations within and between the center’s programs, as well as between scientists and clinicians.

Fall 2016

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2016
Noon
Alkek Building, Room N315

Nicholas Turner, M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Consultant Medical Oncologist
Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre
Institute of Cancer Research, London UK

Title: "Targeted therapy for breast cancer – genotype or phenotype directed therapy?"

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016
11 a.m.
Alkek Building, Room N315

Nikolai Timchenko, Ph.D.

Head of Liver Tumor Biology, Liver Tumor Program
Professor, UC Department of Surgery
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Title: “Tumor Suppressor Proteins and Development of Liver Cancer”
This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Spring 2016

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
7:30 a.m.
Alkek Building, Room N315

Scott E. Strome, M.D., FACS

Chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Interim Chair of the Department of Dermatology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title: “Manipulation of the B7-H1 (PDL-1)-PD-1 Axis for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer: A Historical Perspective”

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
8 a.m.
Alkek Building, Room N315

Jeffrey J. Molldrem, M.D.

Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Chief, Section of Transplantation Immunology, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Title: “T Cell Receptor-like Antibody 8F4 Targets Leukemia and Non-hematopoietic Cancer”

Fall 2015

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015
7:30 a.m.
Alkek Building, Room N315

Stephen Hahn, M.D., FASTRO

Department Head, Department of Radiation Oncology
Division Head, Division of Radiation Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Title: “Radiation Oncology Clinical Care and Consortium Research Program in HIV and Cervical Cancer Patients in Botswana”