On September 12, 2018, Norman Sharpless, M.D., director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, visited Einstein to meet with leaders of the NCI-designated Albert Einstein Cancer Center (AECC) and present a lecture to the Einstein community.
A standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear Sharpless’s presentation, “The Dynamic Interplay between Cancer and Aging,” in LeFrak Auditorium in the Price Center/Block Pavilion. Introduced by I. David Goldman, M.D., director of AECC, Dr. Sharpless’s hour-long talk focused on how cancer therapy accelerates aging, greatly impacting the ability to treat the disease.
Watch his presentation and view event photos.
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Posted on: Tuesday, October 23, 2018