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Knight School: OHSU launches new series of community-facing science talks



Knight School is a new series of free community-facing science talks designed to educate, entertain, and inspire with stories told by OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researchers, clinicians and patients.

Inaugural presentation -- “Cancer 101: Where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going": Learn about the history of cancer treatment, what’s possible today, and what’s next in treatment and therapy as we work to end cancer as we know it.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Amanda Gibbs:


Presenters include:

  • Brian Druker, M.D., director, Knight Cancer Institute
  • Hai Pham, M.D., pediatric dentist and cancer survivor
  • Chris Corless, M.D., Ph.D., executive director, OHSU Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Bree Mitchell, Ph.D., executive director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Center for Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR)


Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m.


Knight Cancer Research Building
2720 S.W. Moody Ave.
Portland, OR 97201


The one-hour presentation concludes with a question-and-answer session.

More information is available at:

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