CHRC Speaker Series: Benjamin Purow, MD

March 18, 2019 by sp7uv@virginia.edu   |   Leave a Comment

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Child Health Research Center

Speaker Series

Benjamin Purow, MD

 Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

University of Virginia

“Bypassing brain tumor defenses with targeted and immunotherapy strategies”

 

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

12:00 – 1:00 pm (lunch at 11:45)*

Battle Bldg. Quayle Learning Center

*Free lunch served on a first-come basis starting at 11:45 a.m.

Learning Objectives:

1—To understand the need for a multi-targeted strategy in treating glioblastoma.

2—To appreciate the ability of Diacylglycerol kinase alpha inhibition to attack glioblastoma and other cancers at multiple levels.

3—To understand the potential of immunotherapy targeting the cancer blood vessels and the conjugate strategy used by the Purow lab to harness natural killer cells.

Disclosures:

Speaker: Dr. Purow does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare goods and/or services. Planning Committee: Maria-Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD does not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods and/or services.  W. Gerald Teague, MD is on the Advisory Committee/ Board of TEVA and Glaxo-Smith Kline.  He is also an industry-funded investigator for TEVA (asthma clinical trials) and a consultant for Genentech.  Faculty and staff of the University of Virginia Office of Continuing Medical Education do not have any personal or professional financial relationships with commercial entities producing healthcare goods &/or services.

CE Activity Code: TBA

To claim your credit: 1) Using a Windows-based computer and Google Chrome, please go to www.cmevillage.com and choose “Learning Portal”.  Choose CE Certificate, then sign in. (New users need to Create an Account-best done on a computer).  Use the assigned Activity Code XXXXXX, complete the evaluation and submit it. Enter the number of credits you are claiming and choose submit.  Either print your certificate or access it or your transcript later via “Learning Portal”. 2) Using a smart phone to complete your evaluation go to www.cmevillage.com then SCROLL DOWN to find Learning Portal-be sure to use Google Chrome-not Safari as your browser choose the box with horizontal black lines, scroll down to “CE Certificate” and sign in. (New users need to Create an Account-best done on a computer).  Use the assigned Activity Code XXXXXX, complete the evaluation and submit it. Enter the number of credits you are claiming and choose submit. The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards one hour of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six (6) years. To obtain a copy of your continuing education transcript please go to www.cmevillage.com and click on Transcripts and follow the instructions. The University of Virginia School of Medicine awards one hour of participation (equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™) to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a record of participation for six (6) years. To obtain a copy of your continuing education transcript please go to www.cmevillage.com and click on Transcripts and follow the instructions.


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