Dr. Oesterreich hosted a Susan G. Komen for the Cure fundraiser, “Plant Night”, and raised over one thousand dollars!
Ali Nagle, based on the quality of her abstract and her award application for the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics: Discovery, Biology, and Clinical Applications, has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award supported by AACR-Aflac in the amount of USD $1000 to support her attendance at the conference, which takes place October 26-30, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Congratulations Ali!!
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
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.
Congratulations to Nolan who received the Dr. S. Sutton Hamilton MSTP Translational Science Award.
Drs. S. Sutton Hamilton MSTP Scholar Award
Through the generosity of the Hamilton family, this award annually recognizes an MSTP student for meritorious contributions to the scientific literature while completing graduate studies. MSTP students in the final two years of medical school training are eligible.
Congratulations to Ahmed who will present his research entitled “ESR1 Copy Number Amplifications and Imbalance in Metastatic Breast Cancer” at the 2017 Functional and Clinical Insight in Hormone Dependent Cancers Gordon Research Conference at the Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River, Newry, ME from August 6-11, 2017.