Patients and other interested parties are invited to attend the "Meet the Breast Cancer Team: Innovative Research and Patient Care" event Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, 3125 Eden Ave. Attendees will hear about new advances in breast cancer research and the future of breast cancer diagnostic and treatment options. This interactive discussion is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Attendees should park in the Eden Avenue garage. The full agenda is as follows:
9:30-10 a.m.: Arrival and Light Refreshments
10 a.m.-10:10 a.m.: "Introduction and Overview of the HER-2/neu Story: From Bench to Bedside," presented by Elyse Lower, MD.
10:10 a.m.-10:20 a.m.: "How the Environment Can Affect Breast Cancer, New Side of Research," presented by Shuk-mei Ho, PhD.
10:20 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: "Emerging New Targets for Breast Cancer Research - What is New at UC," presented by Susan Waltz, PhD.
10:30 a.m.-10:40 a.m.: "Clinical Research at the Forefront of Patient Care," presented by Mary Mahoney, MD.
10:40 a.m.-10:50 a.m.: Question and Answer Period and Overview of Interactive Displays and Tours.
11 a.m.-noon: Interactive Displays and Tours to Include: Analysis of Proteins; Vontz Live Imaging Center; and Microscopy: Imaging the Framework of the Cell.