Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition

Date / Time

May 4, 2018

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Breakthroughs in the 21st Century, A Focus on How Science Has Driven New Cures     
The day will include a program of featured guest speakers, followed by a panel discussion and student poster competition. For more information, visit our event website.
Cory Abate-Shen, PhD
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Medical Center
Hayley Thompson, PhD 
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Grace Ma, PhD
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple University Hospital

Kenneth Tew, PhD, DSc 
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina

Nestor Esnaola, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple University Hospital

Poster contest submissions due by Friday, April 1, 2018 (No exceptions)
All attendees must register by Friday, April 27
Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Contact us at 312-413-5598, or bmanzo3@uic.edu.

This annual event brings together cancer researchers, faculty and students, and is named for the former University of Illinois Cancer Center director, Dr. Gary Kruh, who specialized in the treatment of patients with lung cancer. His research focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms that enable cancer cells to resist chemotherapy agents.

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