Past Seminar Series Recordings

Cancer Center Seminars are on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m., 1-125 Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building.

The following speakers have granted the Masonic Cancer Center permission in advance to record and publish their seminars. For more information, contact Marilyn Lindgard,, 612-625-1405.

Immunotherapy Enhances Outcomes for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

October 9, 2018

Veronika Bachanova, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, University of Minnesota

Estrogen and Breast Cancer: Exploring the Mind Body Connection

October 2, 2018

Patricia Ganz, MD Director, Cancer Prevention & Control Research Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Host: Anne Blaes, MD

Role of Androgen Receptor and Androgen Receptor Variants in Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2018

Scott Dehm, PhD Associate Professor & Apogee Enterprises Chair in Cancer Research, Dept of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota

Identifying and targeting vulnerabilities in chemotherapy-resistant triple negative breast cancer

September 18, 2018

Helen Piwnica-Worms, PhD Professor, Dept of Experimental Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Host: David Largaespada, PhD

Epigenetic Modulation and Immunology in Breast Cancer

September 11, 2018

Pamela Munster, MD Professor, Dept of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology) UCSF 

Host: Natalia Tretyakova, PhD and Yoji Shimizu, PhD


May 15, 2018

The Development of Targeted Agents for Prostate Cancer

May 8, 2018

Aaron LeBeau, PhD
Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology
University of Minnesota

Host: Scott Dehm, PhD


May 1, 2018

Brenda Weigel, MD, MSc
Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
University of Minnesota

Host: David Largaespada, PhD

Treating the Host in Severe Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease

April 24, 2018

Shernan Holtan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation
University of Minnesota

Host: John Wagner, MD

Development of deubiquitinase inhibitors for cancer therapy

April 10, 2018

Stig Linder, PhD
Professor Department of Oncology-Pathology
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Host: Martina Bazzaro, PhD