The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts a monthly seminar series that is open to all faculty and staff. For more information, contact Susan Ruppert at 975-0359 or

All CCC Research Seminars will be in the Wallace Tumor Institute Conference Room 101 at noon unless indicated otherwise. For more information, contact Susan Ruppert at 975- 0359 or

September 6, 2017
Phase 1 First-in-Human Studies – A Progress Report
Mansoor Saleh, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, UAB Phase 1 Program
Medical Director, UAB Clinical Trials Administration Office

September 19, 2017

NCTN-LAPS Symposium featuring pilot grant awardees

Transcriptome sequencing of urinary exosomal RNA from prostate cancer patients
Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Urology and Radiology

Numtogenesis as a mechanism for development of cancer
Keshav Singh, PhD, Professor, Department of Genetics

Ischemic/Perinecrotic Microenvironments Repress CHD7 to Promote Angiogenesis
Anita Hjelmeland, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology

October 4, 2017
Surviving the Cure – quality and quantity of survival after Blood or Marrow Transplantation

Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
Professor & Vice Chair of Outcomes for Pediatrics
Director of the School of Medicine Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
Associate Director for Outcomes Research of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

November 1, 2017

Elizabeth Brown, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Pathology, UAB
Co-leader, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

December 6, 2017

Michael Birrer, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine- Hematology Oncology
Director, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

January 10, 2018

February 7, 2018
Computer-Assisted Tumor Response Evaluation and Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers
Andrew D. Smith, MD, PhD FSAR FSCBT-MR
Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Associate Professor
Director of Human Imaging Shared Facility (HISF)
UAB Department of Radiology

March 7, 2018

April 4, 2018

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB

May 2, 2018

June 5, 2018

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