Dr. Xu, who has been a faculty member with McArdle since 2005, is a leading researcher on estrogen receptor signaling and epigenetic modification in breast cancer. Her new professorship was endowed by Marian Burgenske, a lifelong Madison resident and cancer survivor.
In 2014, Dr. Roz Boutwell gave a fascinating talk on the history of McArdle and the women and men who were crucial to its growth and evolution. Following the talk, Alex Law reflected on what she learned from Dr. Boutwell, who passed away this year.
Over 200 patient participants attended the Carbone Cancer Center's outreach event on November 9th. Seminars by UW-Madison faculty highlighted exciting new innovations and advances in multiple myeloma research.