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Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

Steffi traveled to Seattle, Washington to participate in the second annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference where the focus was ‘Living Well. Living Longer. Driving Change’.

Over 350 registrants participated in the event which included Lobular Cancer breakout sessions where Steffi presented ‘Lobular Breast Cancer 101’.

Further details can be found at: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2017/09/highlights-northwest-metastatic-breast-cancer-conference.html

Congratulations to the new Dr. Nolan Priedigkeit on your Thesis Defense

Identification of Acquired Molecular Dependencies in Advanced Breast and Ovarian Cancers

Priedigkeit, Nolan (2017) Identification of Acquired Molecular Dependencies in Advanced Breast and Ovarian Cancers. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh

Nolan will stay connected with his projects in the lab and reenter medical school in September 2017 with an anticipated graduation date of December 2018. He will then pursue a combined research-track residency in internal medicine and hematology/oncology.

Congrats to Emily and Kevin on their research awards at the Magee Women’s Annual Research Day in Reproductive Biology & Women’s Health 2017!

We are proud to congratulate graduate students Emily Harrington and Kevin Levine on their recent awards at the Magee Women’s Annual Research Day! Emily won the first place fellow/graduate trainee award for her oral presentation entitled “Unique Tamoxifen Regulation of Snail in Invasive Lobular Carcinoma”. Kevin triumphed with the first place fellow/graduate trainee poster award for his poster presentation “Combination FGFR4 and ER-targeted therapy for invasive lobular carcinoma”.

Way to go Emily and Kevin!

Congratulations to Steffi for the award of Komen Scholar!

Steffi received the honor to serve as Komen Scholar – an international advisory groups which helps to guide Komen’s research and scientific program, education and advocacy work, and public health efforts in the US and abroad.

http://ww5.komen.org/News/Sixteen-Leaders-In-Breast-Cancer-Research-Join-Susan-G–Komen-As-Advisors,-New-Komen-Scholars.html

http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/10264796-74/cancer-research-university

https://www.mirm.pitt.edu/news-archive/dr-steff-oesterreich-joins-susan-g-komen-as-advisor-new-komen-scholar/