The Kidney Cancer Research Seminar Series

The Stanford Kidney Cancer Research Program presents a biweekly seminar series to bring together graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty from Stanford and the kidney cancer community. The Kidney Cancer Research Seminar Series occurs on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in Grant S-289 and follows a work-in-progress format with active discussion among participants.

Seminar Dates and Speakers

  • June, 2015
    "MYC induced mouse model of RCC" - Dr. Felsher
  • May, 2015
    "Program Project Planning Meeting" - Dr. Leppert
  • May, 2015
    "Characterizing the immune compartment in the kidney" - Dr. PJ Utz
  • April, 2015
    "Circulating Tumor Cells in Advanced RCC - R21 update" - Drs. Fan, Wang
  • April, 2015
    "Targeting the receptor tyrosine kinase AXL in advanced renal cancer" - Dr. Rankin
  • March, 2015
    The Stanford Kidney Cancer Research Program: Shared Resources and Facilities
  • February, 2015
    "Nanofluidic proteomic assay for serial analysis of oncoprotein activation in clinical specimens" - Dr. Fan
  • January, 2015
    "Androgen receptor signaling in RCC" - Dr. Peehl
  • August 27, 2014
    "MethylMix" - Dr. Olivier Gevaert
  • August 9, 2014
    "Kidney Cancer Patient and Survivor Conference" - Drs. Srinivas, Fan, Chung, Leppert, Mittra and others
    Organized and sponsered by the Kidney Cancer Association

  • February 25, 2014
    "New Radiology Research in RCC" - Aya Kamaya, MD

  • January 7, 2014
    "Immunotherapy 2: Return of the Cytokines" - Aviva Weinberg, MD
    "The Future of Kidney Cancer Surgery" - John Leppert, MD MS

  • May 21, 2013
    "Taking Targeted Therapy for AXL from the Lab to the Clinic" - Amato Giaccia, PhD
    "Nano-immuno Assays of the hypoxia pathway in RCC FNAs" - John Leppert, MD MS
    "Circulating Tumor Cells From Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma" - Alice Fan, MD

  • February 11, 2013
    "Utilization of cytoreductive nephrectomy and patient survival in the targeted therapy era" - Simon Conti, MD

  • November 12, 2012
    "Mouse model of primary renal cell carcinoma metastasis to bone" - Maija Valta, MD PhD

  • August 13, 2012
    "Meta-analysis of cancers using public data" - Purvesh Khatri, PhD

  • April 9, 2012
    "Epidemiologic studies of RCC using the Stanford RCC database" - Benjamin Chung, MD

  • December 5, 2011
    "Kidney Cancer Epidemiology: Data From the VA Health Care System" - John Leppert, MD
    "Neighborhood socioeconomic status and the incidence of renal cell carcinoma in California" - Rudy Rull, PhD
  • October 24, 2011
    "Investigating the vHL Pathway in Renal Cell Carcinoma Progression" - Amato Giaccia, PhD

  • August 15, 2011
    "Nanoscale Proteomic Analysis to Develop Novel Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers for RCC" - Alice Fan, MD
    "Evolution and Utility of the Stanford Renal Cell Carcinoma Database" - Lauren Harshman, MD

  • June 13, 2011: First Kidney Cancer Research Group Meeting