Annual Distinguished Lectures
The WFO Annual Distinguished Women in Medicine and Science Lecture
Established in 1997 in memory of Carolyn Brent, M.D., founder of Northwestern University Medical Women Faculty Organization
Harvard University, Louise Foote Pfeiffer Professor of Cell Biology, Director of the Ludwig Center at Harvard
"Modeling Morphogenesis, Tumorigenesis, and Drug Resistance in 3-Dimensions"
ANDREA DUNAIF, MD
Northwestern University, Charles F. Kettering Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
"Following the Science from the Ovary to the Pancreas"
PATRICIA K. DONAHOE, MD
Harvard Medical School, Marshall K. Bartlett Professor, Department of Surgery
& Director, Pediatric Surgical Research Laboratories at Massachusetts General Hospital
"Reproductive Development Instructs Treatment Strategies for Reproductive Cancers"
KATHLEEN GREEN, PhD
Northwestern University, Pathology and Dermatology Departments
"The Importance of Sticking Together"
WENDY LEVINSON, MD
University of Toronto, Department of Medicine
"Disclosing Medical Errors: A Challenge for Physicians and Institutions"
TERESA WOODRUFF, PhD
"Behind the Scenes: The Bench to Bedside Story of Oncofertility"
PAULA H STERN, PhD
"From Ulna to Actin: an Osteo-odyssey"
MARGARET SHIPP, MD
Harvard School of Medicine
"Molecular Heterogeneity and Rational Treatment Targets in Large B-cell Lymphomas"
MARY J C HENDRIX, PhD
"The Epigenetic Reprogramming of Metastatic Tumor Cells by Embryonic Microenvironments"
CHRISTINE SEIDMAN, MD
Harvard Medical School
"Engineering Human Heart Disease Genes: Big Insights from Small Models"
NEENA B SCHWARTZ, PhD
"Why I Was Told Not To Study Inhibin and What I Did About It"
ELIZABETH G NABEL, MD
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of NIH
"Cardiovascular Disease as a Paradigm for Genomic Medicine"
CHRISTINA ENROTH-CUGELL, MD, PhD
"What Old Folks See In A Young Person's World
ELIZABETH H BLACKBURN, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
"Telomerase, Cell Proliferation, and Cell Death"
JANET D ROWLEY, MD, DSc
University of Chicago
"Chromosome Translocations: Dangerous Liaisons"
HELEN M BLAU, PHD
"Vascular Endothelial Grawth Factor (VEGF): Problems And Prospects For Gene Therapy"
JUDITH G HALL, MD
University of British Columbia
"Non-traditional Inheritance: The Things Mendel Never Dreamed Of"
SARAH S DONALDSON, MD
"Cancer Genetics and Clinical Research: Lessons from Pediatric Oncology"