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Wed, Sep 09



A Rationale for Exploring the Role of Biology in Cancer Health Disparities

UFHCC Topics in Cancer Seminar Series

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A Rationale for Exploring the Role of Biology in Cancer Health Disparities

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT


About the Event

John D. Carpten, PhD Professor, USC Department of Urology Chair, USC Department of Translational Genomics Director, USC Institute for Translational Genomics Director, USC Molecular Genomics Core Co-Leader, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Southern California


Event info:

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

1. Explain how population heterogeneity can occur at the race and ancestry levels, which are independent yet highly related concepts. 

2. Describe how DNA repair pathway perturbations extend to the ATR pathway in triple negative breast cancer. 

3. Recognize how new spatial transcriptomic technologies allow us to evaluate the tumor microenvironment in an unbiased way. 

Speaker Disclosure: Dr. Carpten has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationship(s) to disclose. Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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