University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Education and Training

Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology / Oncology weekly Grand Rounds is held every Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside. Reminders are posted on the Calendar of Events. Meetings are open to physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurses who are interested in cancer research. Different types of cancers are discussed each week. Occasionally, special seminars, held in the same location as Grand Rounds, are hosted by the Hematology / Oncology Division.

Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 3/23/16
Speaker: Cancelled

Topic: “Therapeutic Immune Targeting of Tumor Blood Vessels”
When: 3/16/16
Speaker: Walter J. Storkus, PhD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Recent Studies of Brain Tumor Treatments: Paving the Way for Future Progress”
When: 2/17/16
Speaker: Mark Gilbert, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
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Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 2/10/16
Speaker: Cancelled

Topic: “Targeting IGF1R in Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities”
When: 2/3/16
Speaker: Adrian Lee, PhD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Getting the Gist of GIST: Targeted Therapy 2.0”
When: 1/27/16
Speaker: Anette Duensing, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 1/20/16
Speaker: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Location: Cancelled

Topic: “ASH, ASTRO Presentations”
When: 1/13/16
Speaker: Kathan Mehta, MD and John Vargo, MD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium


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Topic: “Identifying and Reversing Metabolic Insufficiency in Tumor - Infiltrating T Cells”
When: 1/6/16
Speaker: Greg M. Delgoffe, PhD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “The Emerging Role of Tumor-Derived Exosomes in Cancer: Clinical Implications”
When: 12/16/15
Speaker: Theresa L. Whiteside, PhD
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Neutrophil/Granulocyte Therapy: Difficulties in Documenting Efficacy”
When: 12/9/15
Speaker: Ronald G. Strauss, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd floor
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