PancWest Symposium Abstracts 2014

Assessing and removing biophysical barriers to treatment
Kathleen E. DelGiorno, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Medical Oncology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA - Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., San Diego - University of Washington School of Medicine

Organoid Formation by Human Pancreatic Progenitors from Normal and Carcinoma Tissue
Craig Dorrell, Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University

Minimally invasive ablative therapy for mucinous cystic neoplasms (MCN) in a genetically engineered mouse model
Ashley M. Dotson, Research Technician, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Targeting c-Myc for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
Amy S. Farrell, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, Oregon Health & Science University

Investigating autophagy and glutamine metabolism as therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer
Sharon M. Gorski, Senior Scientist, Genome Sciences Centre, BC Cancer Agency

Btk antagonism diminishes pancreatic cancer growth via dual regulation of FcRg and B regulatory cells
AJ Gunderson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University

Total Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Review of the National Cancer Data Base
Chet W. Hammill, M.D., Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Providence Cancer Center

Characterization of the pancreatico-enteric anastomosis in a porcine survival model
Chet W. Hammill, M.D., Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Providence Cancer Center

Quantitative co-imaging of RNA, protein, and nuclear architecture in single cancer cells
Sunjong Kwon, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University

Chemical Genetic Discovery of Lamin-binding Ligands (LBLs)
Bingbing X. Li, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BioBingbing X. Lilogy

An In Vitro Inflammation-induced Acinar-to-ductal Metaplasia Model for Primary Human Pancreatic Acinar Cells
Jun Liu, Post Docs, Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas

Leukocyte Involvement in the Initiation and Maintenance of Pancreatitis
Shannon M. Liudahl, Graduate Student, Dept. of Cell & Developmental Biology, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

Nanoparticle Platform for siRNA Delivery for Treating Pancreatic Cancer
W. Ngamcherdtrakul, PhD student, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University

Glucagon-glucose dynamics for in-silico testing of an adaptive control bi-hormonal artificial pancreas
Ravi K. Reddy, Student, Biomedical Engineering, Legacy Health & Oregon Health & Science University

The identification of novel MSC regulatory mechanisms in activated pancreatic stroma
Kimberly C. Wiegand, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

A Nomogram Predicting the Benefit of Adjuvant Therapy in Resected Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Patrick Worth, Oregon Health & Science University

Antibody display libraries for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and therapeutics
Eunice Yu Zhou, Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Helen Diller Family Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco