RSM Working Group Events at the Annual Meeting

The AACR Annual Meeting is an extraordinary venue that fosters scientific discussions and helps build bridges across various disciplines. All attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities presented at the meeting to learn about the latest advances in radiation science and medicine, attend sessions outside your own areas of expertise, and network with other scientists and clinicians.

RSM Events at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Radiation Science and Medicine Working Group Town Hall Meeting and Networking Reception
Monday, April 1, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Imperial Room AB
David R. Gius, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, California

All Annual Meeting attendees are invited to participate in this special evening session hosted by the AACR Radiation Science and Medicine Working Group. The 2019 RSM Town Hall will feature an interactive panel discussion on the most current and controversial topics in the radiation science and medicine community. Networking reception to follow.

Constantinos Koumenis, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
James M. Larner, MD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Peter G. Maxim PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Erinn B. Rankin, PhD, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Radiation Science and Medicine Working Group Scientific Session
Biological Repercussions of Aging and Age-Related Processes on Therapeutic Irradiation
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Georgia World Congress Center, C320
Chairperson and Moderator:
Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, California

This session will explore the interplay between radiation, metabolism, epigenetics, and endocrine signaling in the context of various cancers.

“Reducing age associated radiation and chemotherapy normal tissue injury”*
Bryan G. Allen, MD, PhD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

“Non-mutational effects of radiation on ageing”
Ken Raj, PhD, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom

“Rescue of cognitive function following fractionated brain irradiation
in novel preclinical glioma model”
Susanna Rosi, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, California

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