Join us at Science North for a public lecture with Dr. Susan Band Horwitz, 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate; Distinguished Professor, Rose C. Falkenstein Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York as she discusses her role in the development and use of Taxol®, a widely used antitumor drug. She will discuss the journey of Taxol®, from the Yew Tree to the patient.
Dr. Horwitz was awarded the 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award “for defining novel mechanisms of action and resistance of drugs of natural product origin, most significantly Taxol®, and promoting their use for treatment of cancer”.
Click here for more information about Dr. Horwitz’s work.
Doors open at 6:30pm
Lecture begins at 7:00pm
This event is FREE and open to the public.
202026feb6:30 pm8:30 pmCanada Gairdner Public Lecture Series: From the Bark of a Tree to Millions of Patients - The Story of Taxol6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST Science North, 100 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury ONEvent Type:Public Lecture