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: “Of Mice and Men: Preventing Cancer of the Prostate and Targets for Therapy in Biliary Tract Cancers”
When: 6/17/15
Speaker: Ali Amjad, MD and Anuj Patel, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor


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Topic: “Research Efforts to Improve Clinical Outcomes of Gastrointestinal Cancer and Outcomes in Metastatic Breast Cancer: The Pittsburgh Experience”
When: 6/10/15
Speaker: Gaurav Goel, MD and Aju Mathew, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor


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Topic: “Immunotherapy in Sarcoma: A New Frontier and PARP Inhibitors in BRCA-Mutated Malignancies & Triple-Negative Breast Cancer”
When: 6/3/15
Speaker: Melissa Burgess, MD and Shalu Pahuja, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
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Topic: “The Role of Exomes in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia AND Cost Effectiveness Analysis”
When: 5/27/15
Speaker: Taewoong Choi, MD and Amy Soni, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
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Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 5/20/15

Topic: “Development of Immunoth erapy in Colorectal Cancer”
When: 5/13/15
Speaker: James J. Lee, MD, PhD
Location: West Wing Auditorium
Shadyside Hospital
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Topic: “Comprehensive Genomic Profiling of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck”
When: 5/6/15
Speaker: D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
Location: UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Herberman Auditorium
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Topic: “Restrictive Red Cell Transfusion: Are We There Yet?”
When: 4/29/15
Speaker: Darrell Triulzi, MD
Location: Hillman Cancer Center Ground Floor Cooper Conference Center C


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Topic: “New Molecular Strategies for Early Diagnosis”
When: 4/22/15
Speaker: Dietrich A. Stephen, PhD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd Floor


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Topic: “Myeloid-derived Suppressor in Cancer: Things are not Always What They Seem”
When: 4/15/15
Speaker: Dmitry I. Gabrilovich, MD, PhD
Location:

Herberman Conference Center Auditorium


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Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 4/8/15

When: 4/1/15
Speaker: Cancelled

Topic: “Ferritin Out the Role of Iron in Vasculopathy in Sickle Cell Disease”
When: 3/25/15
Speaker: Gregory J. Kato, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd floor
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