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Past Grand Rounds : 2010

March 31, 2010
Murali Nair, PhD, DABR, Chief Medical Physicist, Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center;
Adjunct Professor of Physics - TTU
Topic: "Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Increased risk of Cancer Incidence"

April 7, 2010
Joehassin Cordero, MD, Assistant Professor, TTUHSC SOM Dept of Surgery and Division Chief - Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Topic: "Thyroid Cancer"

April 14, 2010
Murali Nair, PhD, DABR, Chief Medical Physicist, Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center;
Adjunct Professor of Physics - TTU
Topic: "Intra-Arterial therapy using radioactive Y-90 microspheres for Treatment of Liver Cancer"

May 5, 2010
Dr. Brenda Weigel, MSc, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Masonic Cancer Center University of Minnesota
Topic: "Coley to Clinic: Building a Translational Pathway"

May 19, 2010 TENTATIVE
Dr. Min Kang
TTUHSC Dept of Cell Biology and Biochemistry

May 26, 2010 CANCELLED
Cancelled for the TTUHSC Employee Picnic/ Service Awards

June 9, 2010
Dr. Joehassin Cordero
Assistant Professor, TTUHSC Dept of Surgery, Division Chief - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Topic: "Contemporary Management of Thyroid Cancer"

June 23, 2010 CANCELLED
Grand rounds are cancelled through July 27th, 2010

July 28th, 2010
Grand Rounds Speaker: Majid Moridani, PharmD, PhD, DABCC, FACB
Topic: "Metabolism and biochemical toxicology of phenolic compounds as anti-melanoma agents: A prodrug design approach."

August 18th, 2010
Grand Rounds Speaker: Dr. Stephen Roberts, MD, LTC, MC, USA
Director of Pediatric Research, NCA Pediatrics Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Uniformed Services University Bethesda, Maryland
Topic: pending

October 6, 2010
William (Bill) Kubricht, MMSc, DABR
Topic: Doctor of Medical Physics Program, An Interdisciplinary Degree in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Locations: Lubbock: ACB 220, Abilene: ABSOP 2601, Amarillo: AMHSC 4717, El Paso: EPHSC 212, Odessa: ODHSC 2C41
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm CDT

November 2010 CANCELLED
There will be no grand rounds for the rest of November due to grant deadlines, CPRIT conference, and Thanksgiving holiday

December 1, 2010
Ming-Hai Wang, M.D., Ph.D.,Professor of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Director - Cancer Biology & Therapeutics Center,
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Topic: RON Receptor Tyrosine Kinase: Oncogenic Activity and Therapeutic Potential

December 8, 2010
Guillermo A. Altenberg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics,
Director- Membrane Protein Laboratory Core, Center for Membrane Protein Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Topic: Mechanism of ATP-Binding Cassette Multidrug Resistance Proteins

December 15, 2010 CANCELLED
No Grand Rounds

December 22, 2010 CANCELLED
No Grand Rounds

December 29, 2010 CANCELLED
No Grand Rounds