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The 2014 Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Lecture Was on November 20

Richard Santen, MD External Icon, professor of medicine, endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Virginia School of Medicine,  presented the lecture Thursday, Nov. 20 from 4-5 PM in the Medical Alumni Auditorium in Weiskotten Hall, 766 Iriving Ave on the SUNY Upstate campus in Syracuse.

His research interests have focused on the development of aromatase inhibitors for treatment of breast cancer, mechanisms relating estrogens to breast cancer and the biology and natural history of endocrine-dependent breast cancer. Santen has published more than 400 manuscripts and chapters, predominantly related to the role of estrogen in breast cancer development and treatment. For his work in the development of aromatase inhibitors, he received the Susan Komen Foundation Brinker International Award for breast cancer clinical research in 1993. Other awards include the Clinical Chemistry Distinguished Science Award, the Robert H. Williams Distinguished Leadership Award of the Endocrine Society, and the William L. McGuire Memorial Lectureship Award for breast cancer. He is president of the Endocrine Society.

Directions and Parking

Upstate's Weiskotten Hall is tucked back from the Upstate quadrangle, on the right just past Crouse Hospital and before one reaches the VA.

There is limited metered parking on Iriving Ave and two garages on Irving which are open to the public. (If parking in Upstate's garage off Adams Street, please allow 15 minutes to walk to Weiskotten Hall.)