Department of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Ann R. Kennedy Symposium to honor her contributions to Space Radiation Medicine and Radioprotection

Date: November 3, 2016, 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Class of '62 Auditorium
John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Keynote Speaker:

Serena M. Aunon-Chancellor, MD, MPH
NASA Astronaut
"Update on the International Space Station: Medical Challenges of Working in Low Earth Orbit"

Agenda:

2:30pm

Introductory Comments

JAMES M. METZ, MD
Henry K. Pancoast Professor and Chair of Radiation OncologyUniversity of Pennsylvania

2:40pm

Update on the International Space Station:  Medical Challenges of Working in Low Earth Orbit

SERENA AUNON-CHANCELLOR, MD, MPH
NASA Astronaut

3:35pm

Space Radiation and Space Radiation-Induced Biological Effects; Particularly Important Research Findings from the Center of Acute Radiation Research (CARR) at the University of Pennsylvania

JEFF CHANCELLOR
Formerly, Program official for Radiation Effects Team, National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI/NASA), currently Texas A&M

4:00pm

COFFEE BREAK

4:15pm

Biological effects of solar particle event radiation exposure: modeling inhomogeneous dose distributions in animals and humans

KEITH CENGEL, MD, PHD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania

4:35pm

From the Bench to the Clinic with the Bowman-Birk Inhibitor (BBI): 6 areas of Human Trials Performed involving INDs from the following FDA Divisions: Oncology and Pulmonary, Reproductive and Urologic, Gastrointestinal and Coagulation, and Dermatologic and Dental

PAUL BILLINGS, PHD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

5:05pm

Evidence to Indicate that Death at the LD50 dose  from the Acute Radiation Syndrome is from Radiation Induced Coagulopathy

GABRIEL KRIGSFELD, PHD, Bristol-Myers Squibb

5:25pm

Research Findings and Countermeasures for the Acute and Chronic Effects of Exposure to Space Radiations

JENINE SANZARI, PHD
American Association for Cancer Research

5:50pm

Accomplishments of Dr. Ann Kennedy

DENNIS LEEPER, PHD
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University

6:00pm

RECEPTION AT BRB 14 FLOOR FACULTY LOUNGE

 

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