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Senescence: live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm


Norman E. Sharpless, M.D.
National Cancer Institute


In addition to serving as director of NCI, Dr. Sharpless continues his research in understanding the biology of the aging process that promotes the conversion of normal self-renewing cells into dysfunctional cancer cells. Dr. Sharpless has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the relationship between aging and cancer, and in the preclinical development of novel therapeutics for melanoma, lung cancer, and breast cancer.

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