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Research Matters Conference 2018

Annual Joint Research Conference of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins. The annual Research Matters conference features the results of studies that were funded by the Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund (CRF) Program, which supports cancer-related research at the State’s two academic health centers. The program is overseen by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In addition to funding cancer research, the CRF Program promotes cancer prevention, education, screening and treatment for Maryland residents.


WHEN:   June 7, 2018
                8am to 1:30 pm

WHERE: University of Maryland, Baltimore
                 Southern Management Campus Center
                 Elm Room 210B

Topics and confirmed speakers include:

Panel A: Hepatitis B & C and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Amy Kim, MD, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine – Gastroenterology
  • Shyam Kottilil, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Division of Clinical Care and Research at the Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Stuart Ray, MD, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Oncology, Member of the Center for Viral Hepatitis Research
  • Eleanor M.P. Wilson, MHS, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  Panel B: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

  • Corinne E. Joshu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology 
  • Alice S. Ryan, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Braxton D. Mitchell, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Jessica Yeh, PhD, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Medicine

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