June 20, 2008
What's Happening

Wellman Center Lecture Series
The Wellman Center Lecture Series, presented by the MGH Wellman Center for Photomedicine, will host "The Quest for Effective Immunotherapy in Melanoma" June 24, from noon to 1 pm in the Thier Conference Room with a reception immediately following. Gerald Linette, MD, PhD, of the Washington University School of Medicine, will be the guest speaker. For more information, contact Nicole DeVoe at ndevoe@partners.org.

Cancer Survivors celebration
The MGH Cancer Center, the Blum Cancer Resource Rooms and the Network for Patients and Families will host a celebration for cancer survivors June 24, from 9 am to 5 pm. Cancer survivors and their families are invited to stop by the Blum Cancer Resource Rooms; the Yawkey Center, eighth floor; and the Cox Building, 1st floor; for refreshments, activities and workshops from the HOPES Program. For more information, call the Blum Cancer Resource Room at (617) 724-1822.

Research Fellows Poster Celebration
The MGH Office for Research Career Development will host the third annual Research Fellows Poster Celebration June 24, from 4 to 6 pm in the Bulfinch Tent. For more information, call (617) 643-1606 or e-mail orcd@partners.org.

Power Lunch volunteers needed
Beginning in September, volunteers are needed to participate in the Power Lunch program — a lunchtime literacy and mentoring program for elementary school-age children — through MGH Chelsea. MGH volunteers are paired with students at the Edgar A. Hooks School in Chelsea. For more information or to volunteer, call Luz Betancourt at (617) 887-3789.

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