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Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ to Host ‘Oncology Pipeline Update’ Seminar September 30

New Brunswick, NJ, September 8, 2014 Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) will host “Oncology Pipeline Update” on Tuesday, September 30 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in CINJ’s Auditorium A and B, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick.   The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) is an event co-sponsor.

This is the inaugural seminar in the Rutgers University – Industry Cancer Seminar Series, which is designed to foster collaboration and networking between Rutgers faculty and strategic industry partners.

The September 30 seminar will provide an update on drugs in the developmental pipeline at Bristol-Myers Squibb and current basic and clinical research projects at Rutgers, with the objective of initiating a dialogue for validating novel cancer therapeutics.

Forum speakers will be:

  • Jim Cassidy, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President, Oncology Clinical and Translational Research, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Howard L. Kaufman, M.D., FACS, Chief Surgical Officer and Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Edmund C. Lattime, Ph.D., Associate Director for Education and Training, Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Professor of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Janice Mehnert, M.D., Interim Director, Phase I and Developmental Therapeutics, Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Associate Professor of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Derek Sant’ Angelo, Ph.D., Division Chief, Developmental Biology, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The forum will be followed by a light reception.

Registration is not required.  To access the event flyer, which includes a list of the distinguished speakers, click here.

About Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (www.cinj.org)  is the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. As part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey is dedicated to improving the detection, treatment and care of patients with cancer, and to serving as an education resource for cancer prevention. Physician-scientists at the Cancer Institute engage in translational research, transforming their laboratory discoveries into clinical practice, quite literally bringing research to life.  To make a tax-deductible gift to support the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, call 732-235-8614 or visit www.cinj.org/giving.  Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheCINJ.

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Network is comprised of hospitals throughout the state and provides the highest quality cancer care and rapid dissemination of important discoveries into the community. Flagship Hospital: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. System Partner: Meridian Health (Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center, Southern Ocean Medical Center, and Bayshore Community Hospital). Major Clinical Research Affiliate Hospitals: Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Medical Center, and Cooper University Hospital. Affiliate Hospitals: JFK Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (CINJ Hamilton), Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset and University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.