October 13, 2011

Endocrine tumor expert Oberg to speak at VU

The Vanderbilt Neuroendocrine Center is hosting talks by renowned endocrine tumor expert Kjell Oberg, M.D., Ph.D., of Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden, Oct. 17-19 on the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus.

Kjell Oberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Kjell Oberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Oberg will make the following presentations:

• Oct. 17 — “Development of new treatment modalities – oncolytic viruses and nano technique,” Surgical Research Collaborative Conference Series, 5 p.m., University Club

• Oct. 18 — “New biochemical markers for NET – an unmet need,” Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Special Lecture, GI SPORE, Noon, 898-J Preston Research Building, 8th floor

• Oct. 19 — “Advances in diagnosis and treatment of GI-NET,” Endocrine Grand Rounds, 8 a.m., Light Hall 512.

For more information, go to http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2011/09/endocrine-tumor-expert-oberg/.