The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MITThe David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Cancer Institute Cancer Center

Science + Engineering... Conquering Cancer Together

SOLUTIONS with/in/sight:
Women on the Front Lines in the Fight Against Cancer

October 29, 2013, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Bringing together leaders in research, industry, clinical care, and patient advocacy, this program showcases bold approaches to fight cancer. Biocon CEO Kiran Mazumder-Shaw went from brewer to biotechnology icon while journalist Ann Murray Paige's battle with breast cancer transformed her into a filmmaker, author, and blogger. In the laboratory, KI Professor Angelika Amon pursues compounds that selectively kill most tumor cells, and KI Clinical Investigator Alice Shaw shepherds new treatments into the clinic while caring for patients. Find out how these remarkable women use science and strategy to outsmart cancer and empower people.

Speakers included:

  • Alice Shaw, MD/PhD - Charles W. and Jennifer C. Johnson Koch Institute Clinical Investigator, MIT; Attending Physician, Center for Thoracic Cancers, MGH; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Angelika Amon, PhD - Kathleen and Curtis Marble Professor in Cancer Research, MIT Koch Institute; Professor of Biology, MIT; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Kiran Mazumder-Shaw - Chairman & Managing Director, Biocon Limited
  • Ann Murray Paige - Writer, Blogger, Film-maker, Author, and Cancer Patient

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