The Lee-Oesterreich Lab worked hard and played hard at the SABCS 2018!
Dr. Adrian Lee was recently interviewed for the “Do-Goodery Podcast: The Cancer Episode” to, as described by their website, “discuss what a jerk Cancer is. We Take Astro 101, learn about new weapons in the fight against Cancer, and how to support those who’ve received a Cancer diagnosis.”
Behold! The #Cancer Episode of The Do-Goodery Podcast!@PittTweet‘s Dr. Adrian Lee, a leading Cancer researcher, on the new weapons we have to fight it in this Golden Era of Cancer research.@OurClubhousePA on how to support those affected by Cancer.https://t.co/5OmJlL9ciw
— Rocco DeMaro (@RoccoDeMaro) November 12, 2018
Steffi meets with members of LBCA advocacy group (https://lobularbreastcancer.org/), and discusses progress and challenges for ILC research at the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference (NWMBCC).
The presentation was live streamed, and can be seen here: https://www.facebook.com/lobularbreastcanceralliance/videos/553742191751845/.
Of note, Leigh Pate, founder of LBCA, receives the Beth Caldwell Breakthrough Leadership award.
We provide evidence that loss of E-cadherin hyperactivates the IGF1R pathway and increases sensitivity to IGF1R/InsR targeted therapy, thus identifying the IGF1R pathway as a potential novel target in E-cadherin–deficient breast cancers such as invasive lobular cancer.
Thanks to Alan Faneca, David Decastro and other Pittsburgh Steelers for supporting research on metastatic breast cancer! Adrian and Steffi attended the Bid for Hope event, organized by Glimmer of Hope, on October 1st 2018 and were able to meet some of the players, talk about their research, and win a signed helmet! Go Steelers!
Congratulations to Drs. Adrian Lee and Steffi Oesterreich on receiving the 2018 PNC Elsie Hillman Distinguished Scholar Award. The award was announced at this year’s UPMC Hillman Gala that took place on Thursday, September 20 at PPG Paints Arena. Drs. Lee and Oesterreich were joined on that special evening by their daughters Paula and Nicola Lee-Oesterreich (photo below). You can read further coverage at the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette.
Photos from the gala: