Downtown Green Lecture: TGen’s Dr. John Carpten speaks on Environmental Cancer Risks
About the Lecture
Going green is about making environmentally, socially and economically sound decisions that will improve quality of life. That includes living in a way that can reduce the influences in our lives that can result in disease. In the first of our Southwest-Green Breakfast lectures at Tom's Tavern, Dr. John Carpten will discuss how factors within our environment can affect the risk of developing cancer.
About the Speaker
The Director of the Division of Integrative Cancer Genomics at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Phoenix, AZ, Dr. John Carpten is an exceptionally talented cancer investigator with an unparalleled compassion for patients and dedication to finding answers. His work at TGen is focused on searching for genetic identifiers that will act as predictors for prostate cancer.  In addition to prostate cancer, Dr. Carpten is also working on adult hematological malignancies, particularly multiple myeloma, a disease that again disproportionately affects African Americans. Finally Dr. Carpten is also the laboratory project leader for the Multiple Myeloma Genomic Initiative, a multi-million dollar research program designed to rapidly accelerate progress made against multiple myeloma by significantly improving the understanding of the biology of the disease. He was recently named a "Trailblazer" by "Science Spectrum" magazine.
Southwest Green Magazine
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Time........7am, Breakfast Seating
               7:30-8:30am, Program
Location....Tom's Restaurant & Tavern
                      2 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ 85004
                      Phone 602-257-1688
Cost........Free, breakfast on your own
Date........Thursday August 21st, 2008
Brought to you by Southwest Green magazine (, an EC-Publication and Tom's Tavern and Restaurant:
Presented by Dr. John D. Carpten, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Director Division of Integrative Cancer Genomics Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Phoenix, AZ
Downtown Green Podcast 2
Monday, September 1, 2008