Why Do We Get Old and What Does This Have To Do with Cancer?
- Why Do We Get Old and What Does This Have To Do with Cancer?
- Dr. Norman “Ned” Sharpless will discuss the molecular biology of human aging. Particularly, he will discuss cellular defense mechanisms that prevent cancer, but in the performance of this beneficial function, cause us to grow old.
Oct 10, 2013
from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
|Where||The Friday Center|
|Contact Name||Jill Conrad|
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Dr. Sharpless is a North Carolina native and graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill undergrad and School of Medicine. He is trained as a medical oncologist, and runs a basic science lab in the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He is the Wellcome Professor of Cancer Research and Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.