Archive for August, 2017

Dr. Marja Nevalainen named Assistant Dean for Research

August 30, 2017  |  Department News

Marja T. Nevalainen, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Education for the Cancer Center, was recently named Assistant Dean for Research. Dr. Nevalainen joins current Office of Research leaders Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH, MACP, Senior Associate Dean for Research; Cecelia Hillard, PhD, Associate Dean for Research; and Lisa Henk, MS, Chief Administrator for Research Operations. With her experience in cancer research, drug development, clinical trials and therapies, Dr. Nevalainen brings translational research expertise to the Office.

Dr. Nevalainen is an internationally recognized prostate cancer researcher. Her work has been funded by the NIH’s National Cancer Institute, the Department of Defense, the American Cancer Society, and several industry sponsors. Many patents and licensing agreements have been developed in the Nevalainen Lab. She is frequently invited to speak to international audiences, including the Gordon Conferences, the Endocrine Society and the European Association of Urological Research. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Clinical Cancer Research, Nature Urology, Cancer Research and Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, and she has been a long time Senior Editor for Elsevier’s Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and Editorial Board Member for the American Journal of Pathology and The Prostate. A passionate educator, Dr. Nevalainen has mentored dozens of students and is an important leader in the MCW Cancer Center’s education programs. Dr. Nevalainen has served in a number of grant review panels including NCI, American Cancer Society and DOD Prostate Cancer Integration Panel over multiple years. She is warmly welcomed to her new role in the Office of Research.

Save-the-Date 2018 Midwestern Conference

August 9, 2017  |  Department News

Save-the-Date announcement for Midwestern Conference 2018

Friday-Sunday, September 14-16, 2018
Milwaukee, WI
Details Coming Soon!

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