Lombardi at the 2009 American Association for Cancer Research
Over 25 Abstracts Presented by Lombardi Faculty & Staff
April 20, 2009
2009 Marks AACR's 100th Annual Meeting
Rebecca Riggins, PhD, featured in the AACR Opening Ceremonies Video
Students and faculty from Lombardi presented more than 25 abstracts and posters at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
The AACR Annual Meeting is the premier scientific meeting for cancer researchers, with more than 17,000 attendees from 89 countries. Held in Denver, CO on April 12-22, this meeting marks the centennial of the organization's Annual Meetings.
Lombardi's presence at the meeting started with the Opening Ceremony, where Lucile Adams-Campbell, PhD, Rebecca Riggins, PhD, and Anatasha Crawford were featured in the opening video titled, "100 Years of Science, Synergy, and Success."
Two posters presented by Lombardi researchers, Zhangzhi Hu, PhD, and Ramona Dumitrescu, PhD, received top honors as "highly-rated" abstracts.
Press Releases about Lombardi Research Presented at AACR:
- Lombardi Researchers: Test for Hormones in the Blood Not Reflective of Hormones in Breast Tissue; Breast Cancer Risk (Adana Llanos)
- Cholesterol Appears to Promote Tamoxifen Resistance in Some Breast Cancer Cells, GUMC Researchers Say (Rebecca Riggins, PhD)
- In Large Study, GUMC Researchers Document How p53 Gene Mutations Link to High-Grade Breast Cancer and Poor Outcomes (Catalin Marian, MD, PhD)