13th Annual Scientific Symposium: Aging & Cancer

Date & Time


Fox Chase Cancer Center Leidy Auditorium
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Registration Information

This event is complimentary but pre-registration is required. A virtual option is available for this event, please indicate if you are signing up for in-person or virtual when you register.


Speakers and Topics Include

  • James DeGregori, PhD
    University of Colorado School of Medicine
    “Somatic Evolution and Aging: Causes and Consequences.”
  • Mitchell Fane, PhD
    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    “Age Induced Changes in Immune Subpopulations Promote Reactivation from Metastatic Melanoma Dormancy”
  • Emily Goldberg, PhD
    University of California, San Francisco
    "Discovering a Novel Mechanism of Protein Acylation"
  • Vera Gorbunova, PhD
    University of Rochester
    "Mechanisms of Longevity and Cancer Resistance”
  • Ana Gomes, PhD
    Moffitt Cancer Center
    “Metabolic Reprogramming: A Bridge between Aging and Cancer”
  • Michele M. Shirasu-Hiza, PhD
    Columbia University
  • Amy Wagers, PhD
    Harvard Stem Cell Institute
    “Aging and Cancer in Head and Neck Tissues”
  • Ashley Webb, PhD, BSc
    Brown University
    “Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Brain Aging”

For more information or questions, please email [email protected]

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