Breast Oncology Program Retreat Abstract Session: Imaging Determinants and Tissue Stiffness

8:30-10:30 BOP Retreat Abstract Sessions: Imaging Determinants and Tissue Stiffness
Session Moderators: Nola Hylton, PhD and Valerie Weaver, PhD

How imaging is implemented in the clinical setting

Moderator: Nola Hylton, PhD

Functional tumor volume measurements in serial breast MRIs: successful harmonization with the course of response to neoadjuvant therapy improves prediction of pathologic complete response
Natsuko Onishi, MD, PhD

Effect of tumor segmentation on predicting neoadjuvant response in breast cancer patients using DCE-MRI textural features
Deep Hathi, PhD

Background Parenchymal Enhancement Radiomic Features for Neoadjuvant Treatment Response Prediction in Breast Cancer Patients
Alex Nguyen, MS

MRI radiomic shape features for early prediction of pathologic complete response
Wen Li, PhD


New forefronts in biophysical mapping & Opportunities for bringing imaging and mapping together

Moderator: Valerie Weaver, PhD

A stiff stroma stimulates inflammation to promote breast tumor progression
Mary-Kate Hayward, PhD

Identifying Energetic Barriers to Entropically-Drive Structural Disruption in Breast Cancers
Vasudha Srivastava, PhD

The physical properties of the microenvironment facilitate mitochondrial stress adaptations via HSF1 and YME1L1
Kevin Tharp, PhD

Personalized ctDNA as a predictive biomarker in high-risk early stage breast cancer (EBC) treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) with or without pembrolizumab (P)
Mark Magbanua, PhD

Open Discussion/Q&A

Moderators: Nola Hylton, PhD and Valerie Weaver, PhD

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Wednesday, March 10 at 8:30am to 10:30am

Virtual Event
Event Type

Research & Academia


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff




programmatic, bopseminar


Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
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