Eben Rosenthal, MD

The 2021 Spector Lectureship will be a virtual event, held April 28 at 7:00 AM CDT. Our invited speaker is Eben Rosenthal, MD, John and Ann Doerr Medical Director of the Stanford Cancer Center.

The title of Dr. Rosenthal’s presentation is The future of margin assessment: Intraoperative molecular imaging.

To register to receive instructions and a Zoom link to attend the Spector Lecture online, please email a request to btfaddis@wustl.edu.


J. Gershon Spector Lecture in the Biology of Cancer

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Gershon Spector, MD

The purpose of this lectureship is to invite nationally and internationally known investigators to serve as lecturers at Washington University.  The lecturer should be an accomplished fundamental biologist studying the mechanisms and biology of cancer.  Areas of highest interest include molecular mechanisms, biophysics and bioengineering, including nanotechnology.  The lectureship should be coordinated with the academic programs of the Siteman Cancer Center in the Department of Otolaryngology. J. Gershon Spector, MD served the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 1971-2015, and currently holds the title of Professor Emeritus.


Spector Lecturers (Established 2017)

  • 2019 – Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD
  • 2018 – James W. Rocco, MD, PhD
  • 2017 – John Sunwoo, MD, PhD