On Thursday October 22 W Martin Kast gave an enlightening talk to during a Friends and Family luncheon titled, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About HPV, Cervical, and Head & Neck Cancers, but were afraid to ask.”
The USC Norris Ambassadors learned of the unique research being done by Martin Kast, PhD, and his lab during a Friends and Family Luncheon on Oct. 22.
Hosting the event was Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Art Ulene, MD, a longtime broadcast media medical expert.
The luncheon was attended by USC Norris Ambassadors and USC Associates, who promote and share the cancer center’s mission.
Among the topics of Kast’s presentation was his work into genetic variations that result in uncontrolled infection and proliferation of warts caused by the human papillomavirus within Indonesian “Treemen.”
In his talk he highlights the importance of vaccinating youth and several milestones that have been achieved in HPV research. Overall the presentation was very well received by those in attendance and generated a lot of interest in the ongoing research being carried out in the lab.
The presentation can be viewed, in its entirety, by clicking the link below: