Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center Speaker Series


Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center Invited Speaker Series

(Supported by the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium)
(Sponsored CME series)

Time & Location:

1st & 3rd Thursday at Noon
Louisiana Cancer Research Center
1700 Tulane Ave., 1st Floor Conference Room
(unless otherwise noted)

Statement of Need: The purpose of the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center (SSSCC) Invited Speaker Series is to fulfill an educational need in the local community by providing the latest research and findings in the field of oncology. In this capacity the series serves to build upon the competencies of those in attendance as a resource for information on research and treatment protocols. Communication among physicians and researchers to share their experiences in clinical and laboratory settings is encouraged to foster an atmosphere of collaboration. Presentations and discussion of current topics helps to keep audience members informed on the latest research and developments in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Target Audience: The target audience for this activity includes oncologists, hematologists, nurses, techs, medical students, and health care providers with an interest in cancer treatment and research.

Objectives: After participating in this educational activity, the attendee should be better able to:

  1. Effectively communicate the nature and scope of a wide range of problems potentially facing cancer patients with those at all levels of cancer research and treatment
  2. Apply the latest scientific research into daily practice of managing patients with oncologic conditions
  3. Collaborate with others in the field of cancer research and treatment in order to maximize available resources for the treatment of cancer patients
  4. Institute new diagnostic and treatment strategies to improve overall healthcare for cancer patients

Accreditation/Designation of Credit: LSU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

LSU School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

LSU School of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only and does not endorse any product, content of presentation or exhibit. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected because of their recognized expertise.

Facilitated by: The LSU Health Sciences Center – Institute of Professional Education

Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of Continuing Education at LSU School of Medicine to plan and implement all of its educational activities in accordance with the ACCME’s Essential Areas and Policies to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. In accordance with the ACCME’s 2004 Standards for Commercial Support, everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests within the past 12 months that creates a real or apparent conflict of interest. Individuals who do not disclose are disqualified from participating in a CME activity. Individuals with potential for influence or control of CME content include planners and planning committee members, authors, teachers, educational activity directors, educational partners, and others who participate, e.g. facilitators and moderators. This disclosure pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of the presentations must be resolved prior to the educational activity. Disclosure of off-label, experimental or investigational drugs or devices must also be made known to the audience.

Speaker Schedule for 2019

 Date Speaker
January 3, 2019 LSU Holiday
January 17, 2019

Ruiwen Zhang

January 31, 2019
February 7, 2019
February 21, 2019

Peter Zhou

March 7, 2019
March 21, 2019 Dr. Pier Paolo Claudio
April 5, 2019*

William Carson

*He will present his lecture on Friday, April 4, as we he will speak at SITC ACI New Orleans on Saturday, 4/6/2019.

April 18, 2019 Yong Wan
May 2, 2019 Open

May 16, 2019


Hari Koul

LSU Shreveport

June 6, 2019

Chendil Damodaran, Ph.D.

University of Louisville School of Medicine

June 20, 2019 Open
July 4, 2019 Holiday
July 18, 2019 Rescheduled
August 1, 2019 Rescheduled
August 15, 2019

Pankaj Singh

September 5, 2019 Labor Day week – leave open
September 19, 2019

Qiming Jane Wang

University of Pittsburg

October 3, 2019

Shuang Huang

University of Texas Date:

October 17, 2019

Shulin Li

October 24, 2019

Hung Khong

Moffit Cancer Center, Florida

November 7, 2019 Blocked for Tulane Speaker
November 8, 2019 Speaker from Augusta, GA – Name TBD
November 21, 2019 LSU Holiday
December 5, 2019 Bill Beck
December 19, 2019 LSU Holiday


For more information, please contact:

Patti Walker
Phone:  504-210-2828

Academic Coordinator for the Invited Speaker Series:

Yaguang Xi, M.D., Ph.D., MBA
Phone:  504-517-5819