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2007–2008 Colloquia Series

The Office of Preventive Oncology in the Division of Cancer Prevention presents a Colloquia Series on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, beginning in September and continuing through June. On occasion these lectures are offered on other days of the week.

All lectures are open to the public and are announced in the NIH and the NCI calendar of events. Speakers and topics are posted below as information becomes available. The first lecture of each month, noted below with [S], is devoted to a statistical topic.

Lectures are held at NIH's Executive Plaza complex (Executive Plaza North), 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland; pay parking is available.

If you are a person with a disability and require any assistive device, services or other reasonable accommodation to participate in this activity, please contact the Office of Preventive Oncology at 301-496-8640 at least one week in advance of the lecture date to discuss your accommodation needs.

Educational objectives:

To better comprehend current research in various aspects of cancer prevention and control, including current challenges and methods used by investigators to address gaps, advance he field, and promote application of successful strategies, and to better identify various bio-statistical methods and appropriate conditions fro application in cancer prevention and control research.

The National Institutes of Health/Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Details about
the next
colloquium

September, 2007

February, 2008

October, 2007

March, 2008

November, 2007

April, 2008

December, 2007

May, 2008

January, 2008

June, 2008


[S] = Statistical topic


September 2007

5

[S]

John Schiller, Ph.D.

HPV Vaccines for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer

12

 

Valerie F. Reyna, Ph.D.

Intuition, Risk Communication, and Medical Decision Making

19

 

No Lecture Planned

 

26

 

No Lecture Planned

 

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October 2007

3

[S]

Hai Yan, M.D., Ph.D.

A Blueprint of the Brain Tumor Genome

10

 

Groesbeck Parham, M.D.

 

17

 

TBA

 

24

 

Mollie Howerton, Ph.D., M.P.H.

 

25

 

Pamela Marcus, Ph.D.

 

26

 

Kenneth Hance, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Immune-Based Approaches to the Prevention and Therapy of Gastrointestinal Malignancies

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November 2007

7

[S]

Keith Baggerly, Ph.D.

Cell Lines, Microarrays, Drugs and Disease: Trying to Predict Response to Chemotherapy

14

 

Robert F. Wagner, Ph.D.

 

21

 

No Lecture Planned

 

28

 

TBA

 

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December 2007

5

[S]

Molin Wang, Ph.D.

 

12

 

Matthew Nisbet, Ph.D.

 

19

 

Jennifer L. Hay, Ph.D.

 

26

 

No Lecture Planned

 

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January 2008

2

[S]

TBA

 

9

 

Michael Pignone, M.D., MPH

 

16

 

Graham Colditz, M.D., Dr.P.H.

 

23

 

Peter Salovey, Ph.D.

 

30

 

Jeff A. Sloan, Ph.D.

Recent Advances in Assessment of Patient-Reported Outcomes

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February 2008

6

[S]

Peng Huang, Ph.D.

A Rank-based Sample Size Method for Multiple Outcomes in Clinical Trials

13

 

TBA

 

20

 

Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., F.A.A.N.

Challenges in Palliative Care Research

27

 

Marilie Gammon, Ph.D.

 

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March 2008

5

[S]

Lan Wang, Ph.D.

 

12

 

Kristi Neufeld, Ph.D.

 

19

 

Benjamin Djulbegovic, M.D., Ph.D.

 

26

 

Curtis C. Harris, M.D.

 

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April 2008

2

[S]

Ying Wei, Ph.D.

 

9

 

Carolyn Fang, Ph.D.

 

16

 

Meg Gerrard, Ph.D. and Rick Gibbons, Ph.D.

 

23

 

Katrina Armstrong, M.D.

 

30

 

Cornelia (Neli) Ulrich, Ph.D.

 

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May 2008

7

[S]

Stanley Young, Ph.D.

 

14

 

Donna Spruijt-Metz, Ph.D.

 

21

 

Ellen Sigal, Ph.D.

 

23

 

Lisa Schwartz, M.D. and Steven Woloshin, M.D.

 

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June 2008

4

 

Jeff A. Sloan, Ph.D.

 

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