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Mobile, Ala. (August 6, 2003)

News ReleasesDr. Sanford Barsky, keynote speaker for 2003 Medical Student Summer Research Program

S. Barsky
Dr. Barsky

The 30th Annual Medical Student Research Program will be held Friday, August 8 , 2003 beginning at 8:30 A.M. in the College of Medicine Conference Room (adjacent to the Biomedical Library) with presentations by the medical students.

Student presentations represent the culmination of their summer research and will be presented in either oral or poster format.

This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Sanford H. Barsky, Professor and George P. Papanicolaou Endowed Chair of Pathology at UCLA School of Medicine. His presentation will begin at 10:00 AM (also in the College of Medicine Conference Room).

Dr. Barsky is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and has served as Deputy Coroner of the City of Los Angeles since 1986. He has served on many editorial boards and study sections at the National Institute of Health and Department of Defense.

His seminar is entitled "A Patient with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei and the Repayment of the Debt". Dr. Barsky's research interests include testing how cancer spreads through angiogenesis, invasion, and metastasis as well as unraveling the path to breast cancer and tumor progression. A recent publication entitled "Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is a Disease of MUC2-Expressing Goblet Cells" Amer J. Path 161:551-564, 2002 received the Benjamin Castleman Award as the most outstanding paper published during the year in the field of Human Pathology.

For additional information regarding this event, please contact Natalie Kent at 460-6041.

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