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LECTURE: Cancer stem cells: A new frontier in cancer research

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12:00 AM
Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Bldg.

Cancer stem cell expert Dr. Max Wicha to appear at new Health Science Lecture Series

The new Health Science Lecture Series will present as its first speaker, Dr. Max Wicha, a Taubman Institute Senior Scholar and the founding director of the U-M Health System’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. As leader of the team that first discovered cancer stem cells in a human solid tumor, Dr. Wicha is a world-renowned expert in the potential of treating virtually any cancer type by targeting these early tumor cells.

His lecture, “Cancer stem cells: A new frontier in cancer research,” will take place on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Kahn Auditorium of the A. Alfred Taubman Biomedical Science Research Building. It will include a question and answer session.

There is no admission charge, and the event is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.taubmaninstitute.org/programs/health-science-lecture-series

 

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