University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

2013 Pancreas Cancer Program Retreat

May 17, 2013, 7:30 am – 6:15 pm

Mission Bay
Genentech Hall Auditorium

UCSF Pancreas Cancer Program 
2013 Annual Retreat 

A Tale of Two Tumors: Unraveling Biology in Pancreatic Neoplasms 

This year's Retreat will include research updates by investigators from UCSF, UCLA, UCSD and NYU.

All faculty and staff affiliated with the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center are encouraged to attend!


This year we will feature a "poster walk”.  All UCSF pre and post-doctoral students, clinical residents, and fellows are invited to submit a poster of their work that is PDAC or PNET centric.  Poster contributors will be entered into a raffle to win 1 of 3 cash prizes.*


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7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Continental breakfast and poster setup
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Welcome & Program Update: Margaret Tempero
8:15 AM - 10:50 AM

Session 1: Biology and Behavior of PNETs (Andrew Ko, Chair)
Emily Bergsland: "Advances in the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors"
Lee Rivera: "Preclinical models of neuroendocrine tumors"
Michael German: "Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Paradoxical Role for Kras"

9:55 AM - 10:15 AM Break - poster viewing - refreshments

Eric Nakakura: "Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors, the Other Pancreatic Cancer"

10:50 AM - 11:50 pm Keynote #1
Michael Karin: "Mechanisms through which chronic pancreatitis promotes the development of pancreatic adenocarcinoma"
11:50 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Poster Walk - Scott Seeley and David Dawson hosts
1:15 pm - 3:40 pm Session 2: Metabolic Pathways in PDAC (Eric Collisson, Chair)
Michael Korn: "Autophagy and drug resistance in PDAC"
Guido Eibl: "Obesity, Inflammation, and Pancreatic Cancer"

2:25 pm - 2:35 pm Break - poster viewing - refreshments

Sabrina Ronen: "Magnetic resonance metabolic imaging of oncogenic transformation and response to therapy"
Matthias Hebrok: "Deciphering progenitors for pancreatic cancer"
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm Break - poster viewing - refreshments
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Keynote #2
Mark Philips: "Compartmentalization of Ras signaling"

> live stream for UCSF viewers begins at 4pm.

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm Wrap up, poster raffle: Margaret Tempero
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm Reception - poster viewing


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