THE CENTER FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPEUTIC DEVELOPMENT AT CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (CAU) TO HOLD NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM MARCH 18-20
WHO: Cancer researchers and educators from around the nation, including keynote speakers:
Dr. Curtis Pettaway, M.D., Anderson Cancer Center
Dr. David F. Jarrard, University of Wisconsin
Dr. Shuk-Mei Ho, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Donald Tindall, Mayo Clinic
Dr. Dolores Di Vizio, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (UCLA)
WHAT: Will convene for the Ninth Annual National Symposium on Prostate Cancer, the only gathering of its kind in the United States. This year's symposium is dedicated to renowned researcher Dr. Sidney A. McNairy Jr., for his work in the biomedical arena.
WHEN: March 18-20, 2013
WHERE: The Thomas W. Cole Jr. Research Center for Science and Technology on CAU's campus, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.
BACKGROUND: The Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD) comprises a team of 50 research scientists, students and research associates devoted to significantly increasing the body of knowledge on cancer research, particularly as these diseases disproportionately impact African Americans. The Center seeks to do this through research, advocacy, community education and outreach in the battle against cancer, prostate cancer in particular. For more information and the program's agenda, visit www.ccrtd.cau.edu or call 404-880-6763.