Through excellence in cancer research, education, and community engagement, the Partnership between the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center aims to reduce health disparities derived from infection-driven malignancies in Texas and Puerto Rico, and increase the number of Hispanics pursuing careers in cancer research. The overarching goal of the Partnership is to achieve that the University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center becomes an NCI-designated cancer center.
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A Path From Bedside to Bench To Somewhere In Between
September 22, 2021 a las 11:00 am
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86282811425?pwd=eDhnYXhUZjRPMENZVklLQUo2ay9Hdz09 Meeting ID: 862 8281 1425 Passcode: 344948
The UPR/ MDACC partnership is proud to announce that Axel Gierbolini Bermudez has been awarded a Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award for the14th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved taking place October 6-8, 2021. The title of his virtual presentation is: Impact of COVID19 public policies on utilization of cervical cancer screening in Puerto Rico during March 15, 2020, to July 31, 2020.