Prostate Cancer Research Retreat Encourages Collaborations
By UCSF Urology | October 14, 2013
The annual prostate cancer research retreat provided a lively sampling of the work of many UCSF investigators focused on this disease. About 180 post-docs, clinical fellows and faculty attended the daylong program, which was held in Genentech Hall in the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building on September 9.
Program chair Davide Ruggero, PhD, had a specific image in mind for this year’s retreat. “We wanted to give a three-dimensional perspective on everything we do in prostate cancer.” To that end, a morning “discovery” segment covered basic science affecting prostate cancer, followed by a “development” segment that reviewed early clinical trials and translational research, and a final “delivery” segment that looked at larger clinical applications.