Speaker roundup for July

Puneeth Iyengar, M.D., Ph.D., has been appoint­ed to a three-year term on the ASCO Lung Cancer Steering Committee, which determines the lung cancer education sessions and lung cancer presentations at the ASCO annual meeting. Dr. Iyengar also chaired an education session at the recent ASCO 2016 annual meeting, and gave the first talk on Local Thera­pies for Metastatic NSCLC.

Dr. Iyengar was invited to speak on local therapies for NSCLC at the New Orleans Summer Can­cer Conference in July, and will give three presentations at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) world conference in Vienna.

Steve Jiang, Ph.D., was invited to serve as a judge during a “Shark Tank” type event in June at the Center for Radiation Oncology Research at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Investigators pitched their research projects to the judges with one team awarded $100,000.