OCRF Talks

Q&A with Ruth Perets, M.D., Ph.D., Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Dr. Ruth Perets is a 2011 Ann Schreiber Program of Excellence Grant Recipient. Her research is funded in part thanks to the support of The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell me about yourself.  Do you see yourself primarily as a physician, a scientist, or both?  Ruth Perets: ... 

Interview with Jeff Boyd, PhD.

Dr. Jeff Boyd is Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA.  In November 2009 he was appointed Chair of OCRF’s Scientific Advisory Committee. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Boyd shares his thoughts on the most... 

Dr. Kathryn Terry on the Genetics of Ovarian Cancer.

Kathryn Terry, ScD is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.  She received an OCRF Liz Tilberis award in both 2006 and 2009.  She was interviewed by OCRF’s Director of Grants,... 

Q&A With Mitchell Ho, Ph.D.

Dr. Mitchell Ho is a Principal Investigator and Head of the Antibody Therapy Unit in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the National Cancer Institute.  He is a 2007 recipient of OCRF’s Individual Investigator Award. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us a little about yourself and how you became interested... 

Q&A With Tian-Li Wang, PhD

Dr. Tian-Li Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution in Baltimore, Maryland.  She is the recipient of an OCRF Individual Investigator Award. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us a little about yourself and how you became interested in... 

Dr. Gary Leiserowitz on the Biggest Challenge in Ovarian Cancer Research

Dr. Gary Leiserowitz is a Professor, and Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.  He is a 2008 recipient of OCRF’s largest and most prestigious grant, the Program Project Development Grant. Sarah DeFeo:  Dr. Leiserowitz, tell us a... 

Dr. Ernst Lengyel on Ovarian Cancer Research

Dr. Ernst Lengyel, as Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Chicago, is a recipient of OCRF’s Liz Tilberis Award.  He was interviewed by OCRF’s CEO Elizabeth Howard. Elizabeth Howard:  You are studying how ovarian cancer cells metastasize through the peritoneal... 

Dr. Barbara Goff on the Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Study

  Dr. Barbara Goff on the Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Study Dr. Barbara Goff is the recipient of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund/Gynecologic Cancer Foundation Symptoms Study grant.  The three year grant will allow Dr. Goff and her team to develop a mechanism for identifying ovarian cancer symptoms,... 

Dr. Andrew Berchuck, Chair of OCRF’s Scientific Advisory Committee, discusses the role of genetics in ovarian cancer.

Dr. Andrew Berchuck is the Director of Gynecologic Cancer Research, and Professor of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.  In this interview, Dr. Berchuck discusses the role of genetics in ovarian cancer.  This is the first in a... 

Dr. Conejo-Garcia, Assistant Professor of the Departments of Microbiology and Immunonology, and of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School.

Dr. Conejo-Garcia is Assistant Professor of the Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, and of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School.  He was interviewed on May 26, 2009, by OCRF’s Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Howard.  Elizabeth Howard:  Dr. Conejo-Garcia, you are originally from...