Navigation Links
Mendelsohn To Talk Personalized Cancer Therapy at Bush Library and Museum April Issues Forum
Date:4/16/2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum presents the free Issues Forum "Personalized Cancer Therapy at MD Anderson Cancer Center" April 25, 7 p.m. CDT at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University.

The presenter is Dr. John Mendelsohn, past president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and the L.E. and Virginia Simmons Fellow in Health and Technology Policy at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University.

April is the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix DNA structure by Dr. James Watson and Dr. Francis Crick . The Issues Forum is also the keynote address for the Texas Genetics Society's Annual Meeting.

"It is a special treat for the students to learn from Dr. Mendelsohn, who began his own undergraduate research career in Dr. Watson's laboratory, and now is pioneering the use of genome information for personalized cancer treatment," said Dr. Penny Riggs , associate professor in Texas A&M's Department of Animal Science.

A free reception will follow the event. Through a generous sponsorship from AT&T the event is offered free of charge, but reservations are strongly recommended. Register online at bushlibrary.eventbrite.com, or for more information call (979) 691-4014.

The Issues Forum will be streamed live on KBTX.com.

The Issues Forum is presented in conjunction with the exhibit "Genome: The Secret of How Life Works" on display at the Bush Library and Museum through July 5. Designed for all ages, the exhibit explores the nature and impact of advances in genome research through visually-rich environments, interactives, artifacts and multi-media presentations. 

"Genome: The Secret of How Life Works" is a Traveling Exhibit Produced by Evergreen Exhibitions made possible by national title sponsor Pfizer, in collaboration with National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services and Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research.

The exhibit is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and presented in cooperation with the Texas A&M University Whole Systems Genomics Initiative, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Department of Animal Science.

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University is part of the National Archives and Records Administration's Presidential Libraries system. For more information, visit bushlibrary.tamu.edu.

Contact:
Will King
Marketing and Communications
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
will.king@nara.gov  |  979.691.4069


'/>"/>
SOURCE George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Chef Spike Mendelsohn Dishes on How to Turn Down the Heat on Acid Reflux Disease
2. Penn Medicines New Center For Personalized Diagnostics Unlocks Cancers Secrets
3. Assurex Health Appoints Chief Financial Officer and Payer Market Executive to Manage Rapid Growth in Personalized Medicine
4. Tucson Symposium attracts over 450 global scientists focused on personalized healthcare
5. MolecularHealth demonstrates Personalized Cancer Therapy Solutions at 2013 CeBIT
6. TOA Technologies mobile healthcare service solutions unite personalized service and efficiency to deliver an enhanced patient experience
7. Epigenetics Technology Market (Epigenomics, DNA Methylation, Histone Modifications, RNA Interference, Cancer Therapeutics, Personalized Medicine) (2012 - 2017)
8. Thomson Reuters Spotlights the Impact of Personalized Medicine on Pharmaceutical R&D
9. Epizyme Publishes Current Review on Targeting Protein Methyltransferases for Personalized Cancer Therapeutics
10. Ground Zero Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (GZP) Announces Enhanced Biosimilars and Personalized Medicine Initiatives for its Clients
11. MediSapiens Launches OncoGenomics Explorer, First-in-Kind Cloud Computing Application for Personalized Genomics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 The Rebound mobile app is poised to ... the tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users ... and stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner ... 2017; the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... their devotion to personalized service, SMP Pharmacy Solutions announces their ... South Florida Business Journal,s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies, and listed for ... specialty pharmacy has found its niche.  To that end, the ... by SFBJ as the 2017 Power Leader in Health Care. ... award in October, Bardisa said of the three achievements, "It,s ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... R.I. , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, ... assessment, vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the ... on the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. ... has provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to ... Eng., MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Shelton, CT (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... and long-term care services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of ... Department, Shelton Fire Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate ... people in business to advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit ... from around the globe, and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, is introducing a segment ... of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program broadcasted on PBS Member ... with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve in the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian ... On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers ... a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following his career ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest ... its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. ... Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):