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WRITING A HISTORY OF CANCER: WHAT THE PAST TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Visiting Lecture Series featured cancer physician and award-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.” on January 12 in the Owens Auditorium. Mukherjee has received worldwide acclaim by cancer researchers and book critics alike. His book details how diagnosis and treatment of human cancers evolved from ancient Egypt to current times. Mukherjee’s lecture will take you through the history of cancer and where we stand today with cancer treatments and research. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center of Columbia University. Mukherjee received his bachelor’s in biology from Stanford University, earned a doctorate from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School.
Members of the Johns Hopkins community who were unable to attend the lecture and would like to view it can watch the archived version here.
Watch Mukherjee's lecture on Friday's Grand Rounds titled, "Dissecting the Biology of Myelodysplastic Syndromes" archived here
Siddhartha Mukherjee’s lecture is part of The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center’s Visiting Professor Lecture Series. View more upcoming lectures
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