Research Symposia & Continuing Education

UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center have created a wide variety of continuing education, grand rounds, public education programs, and conferences for UT Southwestern faculty, staff, and students, as well as area physicians. Additional information about these programs is available through Continuing Medical Education.

Cancer Biology Retreat & Poster Session

Tuesday, April 14 – NG3.112 (T. Boone Pickens Auditorium)

9 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9-11 a.m. Mini Presentations
11 a.m.

Keynote Speaker – Luis Parada, Ph.D., Chair, Developmental Biology

12:30 p.m. Lunch and Poster Session – NG3 Commons
2 p.m. Announcement of Poster Presentation Awards

Cancer Biology students and postdoctoral students are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts by Wednesday, April 1. Top abstracts will be selected for oral presentations and for travel awards (two students/two postdoctoral students).

Register for the event

Second Annual Prostate Cancer Symposium

Held on Monday, November 17, this research symposium and poster session was entitled ‘Targeting lethal disease’ and focused on new areas of prostate cancer research and therapeutic strategies.

Keynote speakers/presentations

Natasha Kyprianou, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and James F. Hardymon Chair in Urology Research at the Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky. Her presentation was entitled, “AR as a driver of resistance to taxane chemotherapy in prostate cancer.”  (Video)

Christopher J. Logothetis, M.D., Professor and Chair of Genitourinary Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. His presentation was entitled, "Transitioning from a prognostic to a predictive model of therapy allocation." (Video)