Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Symposium


Location: 101 Harper Hall


This session will feature pancreatic cancer research projects and collaborations currently ongoing at the University of Notre Dame.

2:00 p.m. Welcome

2:05-2:30 p.m. FDA Treatments and Clinical Trials

Roderich Schwarz, M.D – Indiana University School of Medicine –  will cover standard treatment approaches and current clinical trials.

2:35-3:00 p.m. Current Diagnostic Tools for Pancreatic Cancer

John Abad, M.D. – Indiana University School of Medicine  - will describe the various tools available for diagnosing pancreatic cancer including radiology and endoscopic imaging.

3:05-3:30 p.m. Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer

Reginald Hill, Ph.D. – University of Notre Dame - will explore familiar patterns of pancreatic cancer, hereditary risk and precursors for pancreatic cancer.

3:35-4:15 p.m.: Keynote Address: Recent Research in Pancreatic Cancer

Murray Korc, MD – Indiana University - will outline some of the most recent research advances in pancreatic cancer.

4:20-5:00 p.m. Reception and Poster Session

For a printable version:  Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Symposium Agenda


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