Dr. Lee is Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Pittsburgh Foundation Chair in Precision Medicine. Lee received his B.Sc. and PhD in England, and came to San Antonio for his postdoctoral studies. He was subsequently recruited to Baylor College of Medicine and now the University of Pittsburgh. Dr Lee serves on numerous other national peer-review committees, and is on the Scientific Advisory Council for Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In this episode, Lee discusses with Suzanne advances in breast cancer research and new ideas in treatment.
“Each day we’re finding new ideas about how breast cancer starts and how it metastisizes. These are exciting times.”– Dr. Lee talking about his research at the University of Pittsburgh
Hosted by Suzanne Stone
A proven leader in building long term community partnership opportunities, Suzanne Stone brings innovative ideas to support Komen Greater CETX’s mission in fighting breast cancer. Stone has gained experience in outreach and education, volunteer programs, donor development and fundraising over her professional career. Stone earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Radio, Television and Film from Texas Christian university and is certified in non-profit management. During her free time, she enjoys going to the beach to catch waves on her surfboard, paddle boarding and watching baseball games.
About the More Than Pink Podcast
The More Than Pink Podcast is designed to give listeners an insight on what is happening in the field of breast cancer research, treatment, screening and survivorship. Through each episode, experts in various fields share their knowledge directly with you through guided conversations on a variety of topics. If you have any questions, or comments, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Topics Covered in this Episode
- Aromatase Inhibitors
- Big Data
- Breast Cancer Therapies (Research Fast Facts)
- Insulin Growth Factors (IGF-1)
- Liquid Biopsies
Special thanks to Hologic and iHeartMedia for making this episode possible.