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

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Knight School
Knight School



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.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Amanda Gibbs:

Cancer 101: Where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going: Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. --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.

Presenters include:

Unlocking the cancer code: technology, data, and genetics: Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. -- Lecture is centered on technology allows us to do today that we couldn’t do before, and where it might take us. In addition to learning more about efforts to share data across the research community in a meaningful way, event attendees will find out how genomics helped one patient ignite her passion for advocacy.

Presenters include:

Media interested in attending the event should contact Amanda Gibbs:


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:

Amanda Gibbs
Communications Manager, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute